Astrology in the Information Age
One hundred years ago, students seeking to improve their knowledge of astrology pored over the birth charts (horoscopes) published in Alan Leo's 1001 Notable Nativities book. A big part of the learning curve for astrologers in this era involved studying these charts to discover commonalities...
John Frawley
If the universe doesn't make sense, if we cannot possibly understand it, if we do not have a process by which we may understand it, why ever are we wasting our time with astrology? Because if the universe does not make sense, what we are doing with astrology is nonsense...
Unifying Astrology with Other Disciplines
Astrology is a discipline that requires mastery in both the inner and the outer realms. To apply it scientifically requires an understanding of sciences like astronomy and physics and biology and meteorology. In order to interpret a chart certain psychological and spiritual disciplines must be learned...
The 12th House as a Vocational Indicator
If we were studying astrology in the 14th century or up to a thousand years before that, the 12th would be listed as one of the career houses. Planets placed there can show a vocation in the original sense of the word..
Humanistic and Psychological Astrology
Astrologer Rob Hand takes a look at psychological and humanistic astrology as a challenge to science...
Neptune in Astrology Charts: Sacrificing Hard
In an astrology chart, there is one planet above all that tends to fog things up in such a way that it can be difficult to distinguish reality from fiction. What planet is that? Neptune. What is its theme song? Think Unsolved Mysteries...
An Encounter With a Skeptic
If astrology is so effective, why aren't astrologers richer? Why do astrologers use the birth moment rather than the moment of conception? While most of these questions seem laughable to anyone who has studied astrology seriously, the audience that Mr. Fraknoi usually addresses has little or no astrological knowledge...
Pluto and Me: the Two Great Invisibles
Astrology gives us a glimpse into the secret heart of our own subjectivity. In fact, as we all know - those of us who haven't reasoned the study of the stars into nonsense that is, (in pretty much every case forgoing actual study of course) - astrology can be a weapon if wielded by a clumsy hand...
A hater's guide to astrology: How I learned to stop getting angry about people's dumb beliefs
Astrology. Whenever someone brings it up, I practically fall over laughing...
Numbers and Natures: A Theoretical Basis for the Astrological Qualities of the Planets
One particular area of astrology, perhaps the most fundamental feature, has no equivalent line of reasoning. I am of course talking about the astrological natures of the planets. Why should they mean what they do?..