Part of Superstition:
1. The Problem
Astrology (“reading of the stars”) assumes that there is a regular connection between the position of the stars at the moment of a person’s birth and that person’s character and destiny. Astronomy investigates the natural laws governing heavenly bodies.
1. The following are some of the objections to astrology raised by various specialized sciences:
a) Over a period of more than two millennia, not one of the several thousand most reliable horoscopes known has ever been proved to be accurate.
b) Astrology connects a person’s de…