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by Allan53
Mon Aug 06, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Mersenne's Microcosm
Topic: Astrology: Answers to Common Objections
Replies: 15
Views: 25642

Re: Three more objections

8. The light from the stars cannot reach a baby born indoors, and the gravity of a planet is insignificant compared to that of the other people present at the birth. Well, what of it? No astrologer contends that light or gravity is the mechanism of the sky's influence, or even that the concept of a...
by Allan53
Sun May 20, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Tarot
Topic: Different Tarot Systems
Replies: 3
Views: 4269

Different Tarot Systems

I'm given to understand there's a few different 'systems' of reading Tarot? Such as patterns of laying out the cards, meanings, etc. Can anyone expand on what these different systems mean/benefits and drawbacks of each? I've read a little, but it's really left me more confused than anything. Thanks ...
by Allan53
Sun May 20, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social reaction
Replies: 3
Views: 2114

Re: Social reaction

Thanks guys, that's been a lot of help for me :) What I'm getting from the responses is that some people think less of you for believing in astrology, but the majority of you either just don't talk about it or avoid the people who judge you for it, on the basis they tend to be unpleasant individuals...
by Allan53
Tue May 15, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Mersenne's Microcosm
Topic: Astrology proven or disproven by statistics ?
Replies: 7
Views: 10125

Re: Astrology proven or disproven by statistics ?

Well, I understood...very little of that. But what I did grasp is that it's way more complex than I thought. Which I sort of assumed anyway, but having it illustrated right in front of you sort of drives home the idea. Didn't know the calculations were that precise, down to the minute I think someon...
by Allan53
Sat May 12, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social reaction
Replies: 3
Views: 2114

Social reaction

Hey everyone. This may be in the wrong place, but I couldn't work out it going anywhere else. So, hello. I'm Allan, and while I don't know much about astrology, I do like to learn. My main area of study is psychology, but I also have a degree in criminology and criminal justice. I live in Brisbane, ...