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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicHoroscopes · 1 month ago

when, how and WHY did Astrology get "mixed up" maybe? was it intentionally done to make it less accurate or invalidate it? why?

 i noticed how the glyph symbols are rearranged or mixed up (in my theory/opinion).such as the symbol for Cancer looks more like two fish and the symbol for Pisces looks more like a crab. and the symbol for aries looks more like a Goat? and the symbol for Capricorn looks more like a ram? why this got mixed up maybe and when? also WHAT ELSE MAYBE GOT MIXED UP? maybe the meanings of the houses? other? the rules? maybe they were intentionally mixed up in order to invalidate astrology? why?

3 Answers

  • Janet
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    Don't read so much into the glyphs. They are just a shorthand ... taking up much less space than writing it out.

    And if you have ever seen REAL astrology you would see that there are 22 or MORE times when the glyphs are used in the unique birthchart for an individual.

    Also, the glyph is a picture, and when you are scanning the birthchart's 40 to 50 factors, trying to pick out the dominant features, it is a LOT easier if you are looking at pictures, than if you are trying to read out each of those 40-50 factors.  Our brain's short-term memory won't hold that much information all at once .. so if the chart was written out - rather than being a picture - we could never see how all those factors interact to create the personality.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    You're projecting what you think the glyphs should be and rationalizing your reasons. Nowhere does it say that the glyphs are supposed to be accurate images of anything.  They are, as you say symbols, or even more correctly, they're a form of shorthand.  The signs are named after the constellations, but even those names and symbols changed over time.  Capricorn, for example is referred to as a goat yet that isn't what it is.  The original constellation was said to be a goat with a fishes hindquarters.  Go work on that for a while. 

    There are books and I'm sure places on the internet that can explain the origin of the glyphs, but always keep in mind they are a kind of shorthand - nothing more.  There is no magic and they aren't supposed to be photographs or accurate representations. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    More likely that you got it wrong. Nobody has to admit errors, astrology is the closest thing to perfection. Look at the vast research results that is available on the internet.

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