Recent Examples of astrology from the Web
In astrology, eclipses are important celestial messengers.
Nevertheless, young people are the most likely to view astrology as scientific, in some way.
Governed by the forbidding Big Mother (Susanne Sachsße), the group consists of four middle-aged leaders and eight young recruits, the older women training the younger ones in subjects that range from physical fitness to history to astrology.
Most young people don’t use astrology the way older generations did.
In ancient astrology, Virgo is symbolized by the goddess of wheat and agriculture, demonstrating Virgo's deep connection to the physical plane.
In astrology, each planet influences different aspects of our daily life and the bigger cosmic picture.
Some form of astrology shows up in various belief systems in ancient cultures.
In her comments to reporters this week, Ades rambled from topic to topic, jumping from Einstein to astrology, Atlantis to the Illuminati.
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The Difference Between astronomy and astrology
Some may find it easy to confuse astronomy and astrology. At one time, these two words actually were synonymous (that is, astronomy once meant what astrology means today), but they have since moved apart from each other. In current use, astronomy is concerned with “the study of objects and matter outside the earth's atmosphere,” while astrology is the purported divination of how stars and planets influence our lives. Put bluntly, astronomy is a science, and astrology is not.
ASTROLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of astrology for English Language Learners
: the study of how the positions of the stars and movements of the planets have a supposed influence on events and on the lives and behavior of people
ASTROLOGY Defined for Kids
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