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  • felix manos peregrino
    Apr 10, 2012
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      On Apr 10, 2012, at 2:19 PM, William wrote:

      > felix, I know very little of western astrology, I know a bit more about Myan astrology and calander building. Do you support the idea that astrology was a basic observational study that preceeded modern astronomy and cosmology? This would parallel alchemy presaging chemistry. On Dec. 21 I will not be cowering in fear of a whole earth castrophey. Predicting the future works out so seldom I have long ago ceased the practise. Predicting the weather i.e. global warming has proved to be a bigger problem than first presented.
      Presenting theories concerning future events by way of causality seems a different matter. If you can find a mechanism by which the change will comes is a situation that may lend itself to testing and expermentation. General relativity was such a theory and Eienstien was vindicated in his strange appearing theory. I doubt you can find causality for Einstiens high intelligence in his astrological chart. I have heard that his brain was larger than most human brains. That would carry more credance with me than his astrological status. I always take the empiracle truth over the evidence taken from faith in a system. What truth that may reside in ancient systems is always open to causal examination but if it is not I take it as pure speculation. Grimm


      Grimm, astrology is a spiritual calling in my fairly disrespectable opinion. It's a system for thinking about things just like the scientific method is, but old, and designed to look within. It's the oldest system for generating abstract constructions that exists. It began as a vegetable oracle to know when to reap and when to sow. The first calendar app, if you will. Currently, either a body is attracted to it for reasons they may not understand or they're just piddling around using "What's your sign?" as a come on. No blame. It's all most have to justify their ex-is-tense. After all, the only point of life is procreation, and then hopefully, one dies well. Is this not true?

      Einstein's theory of relativity was a fluke. A masterfully done fluke, but he did it to get the girls. He was just showing off. Why would he not?

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