How valid is the science of Astrology?
Validity of anything is determined by the results and consequences of that particular thing to most people. If you have a positive experience with something, then you tend to treat it as valid, and the opposite is true if you have a negative experience. Astrology, according to those who practice it and believe in it, is a combination Art and Science. The making of the horoscope, or the birth chart, is based on scientific and mathematical calculations, which measure the relationship between the planetary elements against their galactic locale. The interpretation of such calculations, and their proper conveyance to the respective individuals, is where the art lies. This art, as in the case with all arts, has to be mastered by people before making such interpretations and predictions. Over the centuries, there have been various arguments, for and against astrology and its validity. There is much documentary evidence available to uphold the validity of astrology and to refute fallacies about it. Even then, there are many who believe in it and also many who don�t. Some people may argue that astrology is valid because otherwise how would it have stood the 'test of time' and still have widespread use today. It is still used because, like any other belief, if something can help explain the seemingly unexplainable or give people hope or direction, then many will follow it. But belief in something does not make it true. Astrology is basically a superstition that can be fun but it remains a pseudoscience.
Astrology is not a science, as evidenced by the lack of astrology courses offered by colleges and universities. It's a popular form of fortunetelling and, later, character analysis. As such, it's as valid as any other form of contemplation (meditation, Tarot, etc.) and any other form of soothsaying (i.e., not at all).
None it is lies.
Depends of the culture. Think of all these old "esoteric" sciences of the Orient that were defined as obsolete and "stupid" some years ago are now beginning to be more and more accepted by Occident researchers and the mass in general. Astrology is a science itself, but as there were so many liars who claimed to be doctors in 1900s and before - the Astrology domain is actually overpolluted by so many opportunists, has suffered of bad timing with our social evolution and has open the door so big to different kind of extremist that there is no way to consider this science "Valid" by the modern institutions and governments right now. With the latest discovery in term of cosmic pattern, there is a big chance that Astrology get more serious in some time as this science has driven many past and present authority figures, but a lot of water will pass under the bridges and by the time it happens, it will be named something else to not insult the modern incredules.
Astronomy and Astrology are often confused, however, astronomy is science, it is the scientific study of any object outside of the Earth's atmosphere. Astrology is like the horoscope, it is using the constellations overhead at the time of your birth to predict things that will happen in your life. Astrology is not proven science and is more superstition.
Astrology is a pseudo-science, not to be relied on for, say marriage counseling. It has been repudiated by most orthodox scientists, as well as the Catholic Church. Among other errors, astrology is based on an obsolete calendar and the signs, such as Taurus, are out of synch with the calendar months. The Babylonian calendar- which is what astrology uses as ( holy writ) was based on a sky-view from the middle east- and a ten-month…
Science, as astrology is not a science. Nobody adheres to defined parameters and nobody measures the results empirically. You can but no astrologer does it. Plus all say that a successful prediction is one that is avoided so if you fail you then succeed, get it? In any actual science if your experiment fails it fails; it is not then proof your theory is a law. Astrology is not astronomy.
What is the place that uses telescopes and other scientific equipment to research space and astrology?
Astrology is an ancient Indian science which explains planetary motions and positions with respect to time and their effect on humans and other entities on earth. Vedic astrology can be traced thousands of years back. Early Vedic astrology was only based on the movement of planets with respect to stars, but later on it started including zodiac signs as well. According to me astrology is a science which predict for us and show a way…
Astronomy is a branch of science that deals with the study of (non-earth) celestial bodies in the universe, such as stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies. Astrology is based on the belief that celestial bodies influence human lives. It isn't regarded as a science (more as a pseudo-science). Both astronomy and astrology deal with the study of celestial bodies.
Alan Leo has written: 'The horoscope in detail' 'Thousand and One Notable Nativities' 'Alan Leos Dictionary of Astrology' 'Everybody's Astrology' 'The art of synthesis' 'The Symbolism of Astrology' 'Astrological Symbolism Of The Cross And The Earth' 'The key to your own nativity' -- subject(s): Natal astrology 'The complete dictionary of astrology' -- subject(s): Astrology, Dictionaries 'Practical astrology, being a simple method of instruction in the science of astrology' 'Esoteric astrology' -- subject(s): Astrology, Esoteric astrology…