Astrology, Horoscopes, Gullibility

 
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Astrology and Daily Horoscopes

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/horoscopes-millennials-why-do-so-many-believe-zodiac-star-signs-a7531806.html

https://condenaststore.com/featured/a-man-speaks-to-a-writer-at-his-desk-zachary-kanin.html

gullible  adj  :  easily duped or cheated -  (Webster)

What percentage of adult humanity do you think is gullible?  Are almost all children easily duped or cheated? 

Trump and the gullible:  https://www.businessinsider.com/donald-trump-university-professor-stephen-gilpin-2018-4

Other examples?  Books written by God?

 
 
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03 August 2018 08:57
 

NASA has updated the zodiac calendar, and has really fucked up that malarkey.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/09/nasa-changed-all-the-astrological-signs-and-im-a-crab-now/

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/starfinder2/en/

According to the second web site, there are three problems wth the zodiac calendar besides thinking the stars influence individual lives:

1.  The Babylonians, who invented the zodiac calendar, had thirteen constellations but twelve lunar months, so they left a constellation out of the zodiac so it would align with the lunar calendar.
2.  The alignment of the sun, Earth, and constellation in the sky as the earth orbits the sun does not neatly correspond in time with how the zodiac calendar is presently organized, so the Babylonians fudged those dates, too.
3.  The Earth’s axis has changed slightly over 3,000 years and no longer aligns with the constellations as they did when the stupid zodiac calendar was pulled out of Babylonian butts as a half-baked attempt to explain how the stars affect our lives.

However, if you, or someone you know, still desire to play along with astrology, then here is your new zodiac calendar to fight over:

Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

(I need some help.  My birthday is September 16th, which makes me either a Leo or Virgo.  Can I be both or do I have to choose one?  If I have to choose one, how do I choose?)

 
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03 August 2018 09:19
 
Skipshot - 03 August 2018 08:57 AM

NASA has updated the zodiac calendar, and has really fucked up that malarkey.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/09/nasa-changed-all-the-astrological-signs-and-im-a-crab-now/

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/starfinder2/en/

According to the second web site, there are three problems wth the zodiac calendar besides thinking the stars influence individual lives:

1.  The Babylonians, who invented the zodiac calendar, had thirteen constellations but twelve lunar months, so they left a constellation out of the zodiac so it would align with the lunar calendar.
2.  The alignment of the sun, Earth, and constellation in the sky as the earth orbits the sun does not neatly correspond in time with how the zodiac calendar is presently organized, so the Babylonians fudged those dates, too.
3.  The Earth’s axis has changed slightly over 3,000 years and no longer aligns with the constellations as they did when the stupid zodiac calendar was pulled out of Babylonian butts as a half-baked attempt to explain how the stars affect our lives.

However, if you, or someone you know, still desire to play along with astrology, then here is your new zodiac calendar to fight over:

Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

(I need some help.  My birthday is September 16th, which makes me either a Leo or Virgo.  Can I be both or do I have to choose one?  If I have to choose one, how do I choose?)

Yes, I think you’ll just have to choose.  What time of day were you born?  You could divide the day in half and go with Leo if born before noon and Virgo if born after.

Well, that new calendar takes me right out of Capricorn and puts me into Sagittarius; does this mean I’ll have to change my character to coincide?

 
 
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Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

(I need some help.  My birthday is September 16th, which makes me either a Leo or Virgo.  Can I be both or do I have to choose one?  If I have to choose one, how do I choose?)

Yes, I think you’ll just have to choose.  What time of day were you born?  You could divide the day in half and go with Leo if born before noon and Virgo if born after.

”Thinking” doesn’t cut it, I need a serious astrology expert to consult the stars.

 
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Skipshot - 03 August 2018 09:37 AM
Jan_CAN - 03 August 2018 09:19 AM
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Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

(I need some help.  My birthday is September 16th, which makes me either a Leo or Virgo.  Can I be both or do I have to choose one?  If I have to choose one, how do I choose?)

Yes, I think you’ll just have to choose.  What time of day were you born?  You could divide the day in half and go with Leo if born before noon and Virgo if born after.

”Thinking” doesn’t cut it, I need a serious astrology expert to consult the stars.

Well then, it looks like NASA has put many of us in an astrological limbo until the serious experts catch up, eh?

 
 
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Jan_CAN - 03 August 2018 10:39 AM
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Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

(I need some help.  My birthday is September 16th, which makes me either a Leo or Virgo.  Can I be both or do I have to choose one?  If I have to choose one, how do I choose?)

Yes, I think you’ll just have to choose.  What time of day were you born?  You could divide the day in half and go with Leo if born before noon and Virgo if born after.

”Thinking” doesn’t cut it, I need a serious astrology expert to consult the stars.

Well then, it looks like NASA has put many of us in an astrological limbo until the serious experts catch up, eh?

The serious experts blithely dismiss NASA’s update as hooey and heresy.

 
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However, if you, or someone you know, still desire to play along with astrology, then here is your new zodiac calendar to fight over:

Capricorn: January 20-February 16
Aquarius: February 16-March 11
Pisces: March 11-April 18
Aries: April 18-May 13
Taurus: May 13-June 21
Gemini: June 21-July 20
Cancer: July 20-August 10
Leo: August 10-September 16
Virgo: September 16-October 30
Libra: October 30-November 23
Scorpio: November 23-November 29
Ophiuchus: November 29-December 17
Sagittarius: December 17-January 20

(I need some help.  My birthday is September 16th, which makes me either a Leo or Virgo.  Can I be both or do I have to choose one?  If I have to choose one, how do I choose?)

I’m still a Virgo at Sept. 19.  You are now on the cusp, which is on the edge, which is how people fall off.  Good luck.

 
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In angel numerology, the number 88 represents karma. It is implied that sown in a past life, the person will receive in this life. If he meets two eights, then he did everything right, he follows his destiny. It has benefited from past actions. This I read on numerologyangel, but someone told me that there is another meaning of this figure. Does anyone know?

 
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18 April 2019 13:29
 

Why would a Hard Atheist be interested in arbitrary meanings applied to numbers? Or past lives?

 
 
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18 April 2019 17:21
 

I shot an 88 on the golf course today. Even though par is 72, guess I can look at my score in a different light now. So I have that going for me, which is nice.

 
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18 April 2019 18:13
 

H is also the 8th letter of the alphabet.  Neo-Nazis use 88 as a symbol for HH.  Representing Heil Hitler.

The More You Know.

 
 
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19 April 2019 20:49
 

The German 88 artillery gun was the most effective anti aircraft and anti tank gun in wwII.

 
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The German 88 artillery gun was the most effective anti aircraft and anti tank gun in wwII.

Allow me to clarify this statement.  “The Nazi 88 artillery gun. . . “  Just so we do not confuse what the modern meaning of 88 is, because if anyone gets an 88 tattoo on their forehead we can be sure s/he is referring to the white supremacist meaning.

 
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24 April 2019 22:34
 

Whether Taurus or Aries, i don’t think farm animals represent me.  Besides which, i was born in the year of the monkey.