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Transcript of astrology

astrology
by: marta and laia
The Astrological Method (2)
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What is astrology?

Astrology is the study of the influence that distant cosmic objects, usually stars and planets, have on human lives. The position of the sun, stars, moon and planets at the time of people's birth is said to shape their personality, affect their romantic relationships and predict their economic fortunes, among other divinations.
For how long has it been practiced?
 It has been argued that astrology began as a study as soon as human beings made conscious attempts to measure, record, and predict seasonal changes by reference to astronomical cycles. Early evidence of such practices appears as markings on bones and cave walls, which show that lunar cycles were being noted as early as 25,000 years ago.

What Is Astrology?

Does astrology try to explain the phenomena occurring around us?
Astrology tries to explain some phenomena around us but it gives very open answers so we can think it is right.
What type of issues does astrology usually address?
Astrology tries to explain us our future by the position of stars and planets or our zodiacal sign.
Does astrology resemble science in this respects?
No, astrology doesn't resemble science in this respects because it is not scientifically proven which means that they have not done tests to prove it.

The Issues Astrology Adresses
What type of explanation does astrology provide?
Astrology explains the energy in your life and its potential challenges and possibilities.
Are these explanations based on natural phenomena?
They are based on natural phenomena: the movements of stars and planets. Astrology's basic premise is that heavenly bodies — the sun, moon, planets, and constellations — have influence over or are correlated with earthly events.
Does astrology resemble science in this respects?
Yes, because science also looks for answers in nature, by the observation of things.

The Answers Astrology Provides (1)
Does astrology formulate laws and theories?
Yes, astrology formulates laws and theories but they are very vague and they are not scientifically aproved.
Can you give some examples of both?
Laws: law of atracttion, theories: theory of influence.
Does astrology resemble science in this respects?
No it doesn’t.

The Answers Astrology Provides(2)
How does astrology obtain its laws?
Astrology obtains its laws by looking at the sky.
Are the laws and theories of astrology based on the analysis of multiple observations and experiments that demonstrate their validity?
No, they aren’t.
Have the predictions made by astrology been tested? no, predictions made by astrology haven’t been tested.
Does astrology resembles science in this respects?
No, it doesn’t.

The Astrological Method (1)
Is astrology open to new discoveries and to modification of its laws? Has it evolved over the centuries?
No, astrology is not open to new discoveries and modification of its laws. It has evolved a lot over centuries.
What is the source of knowledge of astrology? Is it the observation of nature? Is it books?
The roots of astrology begin with the development of first calendars, by the observation of the nature.
Does astrology resembles science in this aspects?
Yes, it does, because science also begins with the observation of nature.

Are there any effective technological products or medical treatments resulting by the knowledge obtained by astrology?
No, there aren’t, because astrology is not a science so there can’t be any technological products or medical treatments based on the knowledge of astrology.
If so, how reliable they are?
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Astrology And Technology
Are there any observations are scientific experiments which conclude that the laws of astrology do not hold true?
YNo, there aren’t, because astrology is not a science so there can’t be any technological products or medical treatments based on the knowledge of astrology.


What Does Science Tell Us About Astrology?
These Are The Astrologycal Signs
These Are The Zodiacal Constellations
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