February 09, 2003
Astrology Sucks

I'm through with astrology.

I never believed it, yet I always read it anyway. I don't know why I've decided not to even read it anymore, but I'm pretty sure it doesn't have anything to do with my "Sun Sign". Turns out if you figure a little science into the magic, Aries aren't Aries - they're Pisces, which means I wasn't actually destined to marry a Leo after all. The question now becomes: how to do I break this news to the wife?

Posted by at February 09, 2003 04:20 PM
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and yet, why is it that most of us leos have so many similar traits? i don't believe in astrology either, i love reading the funny ones in weeklies, but oh so many of my pisces friends stand out for their pisces personality.

Posted by: lola on February 10, 2003 03:25 PM .

Maybe people who get a little religious about their horoscopes eventually end up having certain aspects of their personalities accentuated by their astrologers?

I don't know - I just know that I'm quitting because I've always thought it was silly, and yet I've noticed it was often on the money. On some level, I don't want that superstition anymore. There have been days where my horoscope has told me not to do what I was planning on doing, and I've actually felt in my gut - geez, maybe my astrologer is right - I do have a bit of a funny feeling about this. Yet, if it had said "Go right ahead and do what you're planning on!" I would have done it with gusto. So, I was won over by what's said in the link: buying into astrology, even just a little, is weakening your mind.

I gotta say though, I do love Leos.

Posted by: on February 10, 2003 05:13 PM .

aw, crap. does this mean i'm not a taurus anymore, but an aries?? i'm going to have to scrap all of my taurus-based, self-depricating jokes now.

or maybe i can just replace the "bull" with "ram"?

"that's me -- the proverbial ram in the china shop..."
"heh. mess with the ram, you get the horns."

oh, this is ramshit.

Posted by: marijke on February 10, 2003 07:18 PM .

ramshit. that about sums up my feelings on the subject.

Posted by: on February 10, 2003 07:44 PM .

Your sankey.ca Word of the Day™ is: ramshit.

Posted by: D on February 11, 2003 01:19 AM .

You sound as if your begging to be persuaded otherwise on your negative views of astrology.... explain this. --Bri--

Posted by: Brienna on January 5, 2004 05:41 PM .

I'm not begging to be persuaded otherwise. Astrology was fun for awhile, like Santa. But it's over now for me.

Posted by: on January 6, 2004 12:48 PM .
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