Bombay High Court Shoots Down Activists, Rules Astrology is an Official Science
Even though most scientists discredit astrology as nothing more than fluff, in India, it is ruled as an actual science. On Thursday, the Bombay High Court shot down a Public Interest Litigation, filed by non-governmental organization Janhit Manch, that challenged a previous official ruling that made astrology an official science.
The judges also took on record...that astrology is 4000 years old 'trusted science'The PIL filed by Janhit Manch called the validity of astrology into question, citing numerous examples of when astrology has "failed."
The PIL had urged the authorities to ban articles, advertisements, episodes and practices promoting astrology and its related subjects like vastu, reiki, feng shui, tarot, palmistry, zodiac signs and rashifal.(The Times of India via Slashdot)Read on...
Actually, Zodiac Signs Always Change and We’ve Always Known This
My friend called me last night and while we were discussing (what else?) Minecraft, she interjected with excitement, informing me about some crazy thing where everyone's Zodiac signs are now different. I'm not a Taurus anymore, apparently I'm an Aries. I don't care about astrology so much, but thought it was kind of weird that I now have to tell people who do care something different. It's kind of like when you write dates after the New Year and keep messing up the year for a couple of months: Weird, but whatever, you get over it. I did, however, have fun for five minutes thinking, "I AM NOW ARIES, GOD OF WAR." This new astrological sign reassignment took the Internet by storm and everyone thought this was some crazy new thing. It's not, if you were wondering. Humans have apparently known about this all along. Allow us to explain.Read on...