Astrology

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Astrology is a very ancient way of dealing with crops. The Indo European people (More info here). As far back as the third millennium before Christ people have been searching meaning in the sky. But in the current day astrology is associated with those fragments in the newspaper: “Aries: today you will meet a tall dark handsome stranger and he will mysteriously disappear again”.

Astrology vs science

Science doesn’t like astrology either. Look at this film fragment from the amazing Randi about astrology. intuitively we know that the moon influences us and our dreams. Look and listen to the wisdom of Connie Kaplan about the influence of the moon on dreams.

Recent research however shows that a birth month correlates with certain diseases.

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@Tatonetti lab

Analyzing data from over 1,7 million people, scientists of Colombia University deduced that May is a relative healthy month to be born in while being born in October is relatively unhealthy.

Astrology and science

Stanley Krippner writes in his Song of the Siren:
The Gauquelines examined the planetary positions of the French Academy of Medicine. There seemed to be an odd preference of people who were later to become doctors to be born at the moment when Mars had just risen over the horizon or cumulate at the meridian“.

 

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Cosmic Influences on Human Behavior: The Planetary Factors in Personality

Based on detailed analysis of 16000 names and dates of birth of famous European man and woman they concluded that planets do have an effect on personality. People born when Mars is rising or at its upper culmination are active and eager, even quarrelsome. People born with Jupiter temperament are at ease and ambitious. People with Saturn temperaments are formal and  reserved. And finally people with Lunar temperament, born when the moon was on the horizon or the meridian, are amiable and friendly.

In 1968, Gauqueline’s insights were reproduced by a research done at the Belgium Committee for paranormal phenomena. They analyzed the birth data of sportsmen. Most of them were born when Mars was culminating.

My own experience with astrology was when I had the data of my mutual dreamers analyzed by Maria Cernuto. Bob van de Castle connected us after I had read an article on the astrological details of people who are good in dream telepathy. You can read our report about it here.

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4 thoughts on “Astrology”

  1. Whew! Thanks Elaine and Susanne for the hard hat and the hippie coming together in this beautiful article. I’ll just mention that the day before we moved – 2 1/2 years ago from our old house to our new home I had a bad car accident … my friend (also a Susan) who uses astrology in her psychology practice checked my chart and I think she said it was Zeus who came out of nowhere that day to give me a good hard smack …
    I love Richard Tarnas’ book: Cosmos & Psyche – intimations of a new world view …

  2. Whew! Thanks Elaine and Susanne for the hard hat and the hippie coming together in this beautiful article. I’ll just mention that the day before we moved – 2 1/2 years ago from our old house to our new home I had a bad car accident … my friend (also a Susan) who uses astrology in her psychology practice checked my chart and I think she said it was Zeus who came out of nowhere that day to give me a good hard smack …
    I love Richard Tarnas’ book: Cosmos & Psyche – intimations of a new world view …

  3. My husband (author of Synchronicity, Science, and Soul-Making and two other books) had a Ph.D. in astrophysics and taught physics and astronomy all his life. And he loved and honored astrology. Here is a link to an article he wrote called "An Astrophysicist's Sympathetic and Critical View of Astrology": http://www.lightlink.com/vic/astrol.html He did not like pop astrology.

    Skip Conover and I are working (slowly and sporadically) on a new website for Vic and his articles, but the old website will have to do until this one is transferred.

    My first meditation, philosophy, and Jung teacher was Anthony Damiani. He was a gifted astrologer and wrote a book called Astronoesis. Of course, Jung was an astrologer, too. Anthony was most interested in the ancient Greek roots of astrology. He died in 1984, but there are many good and deep thinking astrologers in my area who were taught by him. Astrology helps me every day, but it was so meaningful during Vic's confusing illness. What were the lessons being given to both of us?

    1. Thank you for these links Elaine! I was -in the eighties- busy with tables and charts, calculating my way around my chart. It is so much easier now. But there is a lot of non-sense about astrology so i am glad that you mention some good websites to explore.

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