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10 Tips For Learning Astrology
October 19, 2007 – 3:23 am | 62 Comments

So you want to learn about astrology? Not the generalized Sun-sign stuff that you find in newspapers and magazines, but serious astrology. The advanced type where you can actually determine specific information about a person’s life through the observation of the planets and other celestial phenomena. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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The Definition of Astrology
August 7, 2011 – 1:40 pm | 13 Comments
The Definition of Astrology

What is the definition of astrology? If you search around the internet for a few minutes you will find a number of different definitions. Unfortunately most of them are wrong.
They are wrong in the sense …

The History of Western Astrology
December 18, 2008 – 3:07 am | 14 Comments
The History of Western Astrology

I made a video today which outlines the history of western astrology in 10 minutes.  It is ten  minutes long because that is the restriction for all YouTube videos, although I covered quite a bit …

The Questionable Origins of the Exaltations in Astrology
November 16, 2008 – 3:54 pm | 10 Comments
The Questionable Origins of the Exaltations in Astrology

Current academic scholarship tells us that the exaltations are one of the few techniques that were directly inherited and incorporated into the Hellenistic system from the Mesopotamian tradition of astrology, and at the present time …

Richard Dawkins’ Coverage of Astrology in Enemies of Reason
August 18, 2007 – 12:53 am | 26 Comments
Richard Dawkins’ Coverage of Astrology in Enemies of Reason

I came across a clip today from Richard Dawkin’s new documentary titled Enemies of Reason in which he attacks a number of paranormal fields, including astrology. Dawkins brings out the usual modern arguments against the …

The Thema Mundi
June 11, 2007 – 11:43 am | 8 Comments
The Thema Mundi

The origin of the traditional system of zodiacal sign rulerships lies is the mythical horoscope for the birth of the world known as the Thema Mundi.  The Thema Mundi was used as a teaching tool …

The Zodiac of Dendera
May 24, 2007 – 9:13 pm | 2 Comments
The Zodiac of Dendera

I just returned from a three week trip to Paris where I had the good fortune of visiting the Louvre and seeing the Zodiac of Dendera. I went last Saturday night during the Moon-Venus conjunction …

Egyptian Astrology and The Naos of the Decades
May 11, 2007 – 11:22 am | 5 Comments
Egyptian Astrology and The Naos of the Decades

A couple of months ago my friend went to this exhibit at a museum in Paris that had what is called the Naos of the Decades on display. She took some pics and video clips …

The Alleged Babylonian Aspect Doctrine
January 9, 2007 – 4:37 pm | 3 Comments
The Alleged Babylonian Aspect Doctrine

I spent the majority of Monday reading through Nick Campion’s paper Babylonian Astrology: Its Origin and Legacy in Europe and trying to understand the areas of continuity and divergence between the Mesopotamian and later traditions …