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can provide the information you are seeking.
You can see a number of dictionary definitions of the term using this
Google search term: define: astrology
They all boil down to this, Astrology is the belief system which says
that you can predict the future of human beings by knowing when and
where they were born, then looking at the position of the moon and
planets in relation to the earth (geocentric) or sun (heliocentric) at
You will find a skeptic?s resource page at
And a more scientific view at
On the other side of the argument you might want to check out
the latter site has reviews of astrology sites.
Most (all?) proponents of Astrology fail to provide any specific,
detailed, testable rational for just how the position of heavenly
bodies cause people to do things.
The history of Astrology goes far back into history, long predating
even the concepts of science, evidence, or proof.
Many people find comfort in believing that there is a way to predict the future.
The spiritual basis of Astrology
And, a causal (physical basis) at
There is a free short course at
Other useful sites include:
And, religion vs Astrology at
Many Christian church authorities and scholars believe Astrology is
forbidden by the Bible.
Thank you again for turning to Google Answers for your research needs.