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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 History Channel Airs an Episode on Astrology
May 17, 2015 – 1:06 pm | 10 Comments
The History Channel Airs an Episode on Astrology

Yesterday the History Channel aired an hour-long episode of its series The Universe: Ancient Mysteries Solved that focused entirely on astrology.
The episode was not so much about the history of astrology as it was on …

Is it Astrologer or Astrologist?
February 10, 2014 – 3:07 pm | 6 Comments
Is it Astrologer or Astrologist?

I have noticed that there is sometimes confusion over whether the correct professional designation for a person who practices astrology is “astrologer” or “astrologist.” The purpose of this post is to clear up this issue …

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 Tropical, Sidereal and Constellational Zodiacs
January 28, 2011 – 12:13 am | 29 Comments
The Tropical, Sidereal and Constellational Zodiacs

Over the past few weeks there has been a lot of discussion about the zodiac in the mainstream media. Unfortunately most of it has been misinformation and false reports, deliberately designed to make people question …

New Poll Says 25 Percent of Americans Believe in Astrology
December 15, 2009 – 4:32 pm | 8 Comments
New Poll Says 25 Percent of Americans Believe in Astrology

A new poll was released recently by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life which indicates that approximately 25% of Americans “believe” in astrology.
The poll was part of a larger study on …

31 Percent of Americans “Believe” in Astrology
December 11, 2008 – 9:15 pm | 8 Comments
31 Percent of Americans “Believe” in Astrology

A new Harris Poll was released yesterday in which 31 percent of respondents said that they “believed” in astrology. 51 percent said that they don’t believe in it, while 18 percent said that they were …

Lee Lehman on Astrology as a Civil Rights Issue
December 5, 2008 – 11:21 am | 11 Comments
Lee Lehman on Astrology as a Civil Rights Issue

Lee Lehman gave an interesting speech at a recent Kepler College graduation ceremony in Seattle in October in which she drew parallels between the astrological community and the LGBT community, arguing that astrologers face a …

Nick Dagan Best On Astrology
March 1, 2008 – 11:34 pm | 3 Comments
Nick Dagan Best On Astrology

My friend Nick Dagan Best has a new video up on Youtube from his interview in the forthcoming documentary Return of the Magi. It is a rather insightful look into the the …

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 …

10 Questions About Astrology from a Skeptic
June 17, 2007 – 7:44 pm | 13 Comments
10 Questions About Astrology from a Skeptic

A couple of years ago I got into this argument on a forum with this skeptic who was attacking astrology. I didn’t realize it initially, but the guy was actually more interested in ridiculing me …