The New Popularity of Astrology

by rEn84

Article by Jenie Hinaloc

Astrology has been a part of everyday life in America for some time, but not always so. The popularity of astrology has ebbed and waned for the last several thousand years in the Western world. Only in the last hundred years has astrology actually become popular once again in the Western world. On the other hand, has only been in the last twenty years that serious study of astrology has emerged in America.

Astrology actually made its debut in the Western world, thousands of years in Mesopotamia. The art of astrology came to Greece around 600 BC. The practice further spread throughout the Roman world, then abruptly disappeared.

With aging European “enlightenment”, also known as the Renaissance, astrology once more made an appearance in the Western world. The study of astrology and its use in everyday life became commonplace. However, early Christianity and religious leaders took place in astrology once more.

Astrology did not reappear on the scene until the late eighteen hundreds. During this time, two prominent astrologers came forward and began to publish information about their art. This practice came to America in early twentieth century, and then continued to spread.

In late 1930, the study of astrology became even more common in the United States with the publication of American Astrology, a magazine which offered the first detailed horoscopes. While the magazine itself did not remain in print for a long time, the study of astrology and American interests in art continued to flourish for some time. Horoscopes have appeared in major newspapers and later other print media since then.

However, the true art of astrology and the serious study of the stars were once again lost. In the sixties and seventies, serious astrologers once again came to light, and more people began taking the study of astrology seriously. This was the beginning of what is known as the New Age movement.

Over recent decades, the New Age movement has continued to evolve. The study of occult religions such as Wicca continues to encourage the exploration and use of astrology in the United States. Today, astrology is a very controversial topic in America for some and a way of life for others.

The popularity of astrology has grown significantly over the past twenty years. More and more people have turned to Wicca and the occult for answers that they feel have not been found in Christianity. In these religions people feel that they have more control over their lives. Astrology is a part or control. Used to plan ahead and make decisions in the present.

Books on the subject have also become common in the United States during the past twenty years. Books no longer cover simple horoscopes and zodiac signs. Books on astrology that actually teach the art of divination and astrology charts have become very common and popular. While some Christian groups still rile against the art, astrology is alive and well in America today

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Question by only1me(tattoo): astrology information?
Anyone deep into astrology like I am will know what I’m talking about. Listening,analyzing people plus getting there birth info really helps a lot when I want to know more about a person. Being a male I’m always wanting 2 know about any female I meet or met. Date,place and time of birth gives a lot more detailed about a persons personality. Also how they where raised. Put those 2 together and its easier 2 know them alil more than just by what they tell u and how attractive we may see them as. Been doing this for couple of yrs and experienced myself as well how I am. I’m no vet at it but gotten better. So for those that wanna know everyone close or around them use astrology “free birth charts”

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Answer by batwoman
yes this is true.where’s the question here?

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Chinese Astrology Question…?

Question by Piscium: Chinese Astrology Question…?
I was looking through my “The New Astrology” by Suzanne White book and it’s kind of hard to read about some people because they are on cusps. So usually I just read both signs and kind of combine the two, which really isn’t accurate at all, I should find an astrology book about cusps.
*If you know of one or have one could you please let me know, Thanks!

My question is, does chinese astrology have cusps as well?
My boyfriend was born Dec. 20th, makes him a sagittarius/capricorn cusp but because he was born so close the new year does it mean he’s a snake/horse?? Does that even like exist?

Just curious! =]

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Answer by guy adults see as bad influence
No it does not… I find Chinese astrology to be very accurate btw. Especially if you get a combined reading of your western and chinsese signs.

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Q&A: Has Chinese mixed with Western type astrology been useful to you?

Question by octa: Has Chinese mixed with Western type astrology been useful to you?
I’ve tried tropical Western, Vedic, and other types of astrology. They left me feeling skeptical about astrology, and then I read a book that combines Chinese with Western. Some of you who remember my questions on here know that I’m very critical of things I find that don’t work. I found a book by Suzanne White called “The New Astrology”. Nothing, and I mean nothing, has explained me and people I know like this method does.

After all the complex chart analysis, and finding most of it didn’t fit me, here is an elegant explanation that has been 100% for myself and every person I know!

Have you tried this method, and has it been life changing for you?
I have been a skeptic of astrology. I used to say the type of things you both are saying.

I’m very excited because this Chinese-Western blend is accurate for myself and everyone I know. I’ve been where you are, but I think the difference is I’m the type of skeptic that will read astrology books before making my decision. I’m not saying I “need” this type or any type of astrology. I’m just so excited that it is spot on. It’s an elegant method without all the “fudge factors” in other types of astrology.

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Answer by pikachuflatulates
The position of the moon, stars, and planets have nothing to do with your life. Nor does the month you were born. The only changes that happen are in your mind, from your thoughts. It is baffling how some people will reject the Bible, yet believe this stuff.

The astrology is all different, because it is all made up. For it to be real, there would need to be some supernatural power to control all this, and that supernatural power has to be capable of thinking of this stuff. When you say this, it is starting to sound a lot like the Bible………

I can understand why you find that it doesn’t fit you. It is random and has no meaning.

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