Can astrology really determine our personality?
I’ve recently been reading in depth about some characteristics of different signs and find that for the most part they hold some validity, sometimes being extremely accurate. For example, it said my friend probably has an interest in scuba diving, i inquired, and sure enough he did. I’ve also read that if a person is not exactly like their sign it’s due to the sun and moon rising. I know however that personality is determined by nature and nurture, but could the stars really be considered one of these factors? Is it possible for them to constitute our personality? or are they just vague assumptions that can apply to everyone? such as what some fortune tellers do.. Or it could also just be years of experience with seeing the dates people are born, analyzing their behaviors and then placing them in one group.
I find the possibility completely irrational, yet there are many things in the world that we cannot fully explain, therefore i would like some additional opinions. Thank you
Answer by Xx Xx
All you need to do is find someone born on the same day at the same time as your friend, and see if they like scuba diving. I find it hard to believe that everyone that has the same birthday has the same characteristics. Astrology is something people believe in because they want to believe it, not because it has any logic behind it (just my opinion).
Answer by lilly
Astrology is just like every other religion – it only has power to those who believe in it, and science has proven it irrational and false.
That being said, yes, our environment absolutely effects our personalities and other things about ourselves. You know, people who grow up on the same river will probably have similar experiences, learn similar things, do similar things, eat similar things, and because of all those shared experiences, have similar views or opinions sometimes. I definitely think when and where you are in relation to all sorts of environmental factors can have a similar effect.
I LOVE reading about astrology, and find it cool how often I can find stuff that matches up. Like, I never read the daily one liners, I like reading in depth into the different signs and their meanings, numerology and others like it. Some research actually has taken people of the same signs, administered personality tests, and had similar results. On the other hand, if written cleverly enough, you would be hard pressed to find *any* person who could not find some sort of relevant meaning in their horoscope. It is also possible to have a placebo effect, or self fulfilling prophecy effect.
Answer by sublime
Don’t be fooled by it. It’s not real, only God knows the future and the real you.
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Answer by WhAtEvEr…….
Virgo is the best sign in the zodiac for details. It is also the sign of work, so any planet placed here will tend to express itself with details. work, and service of some sort.
The Sun in Virgo: tends to shun attention. Sure there are plenty of extroverted people with Virgo Sun-Signs, but if you check their horoscopes, you will find strong placements in Leo, or the Sun at an angle. The Virgo game plan is to work quietly behind the scenes, to be the power behind the throne. Did you ever see the “Colombo” series on TV? Now there is a perfect Virgo type, solving cases by noticing tiny details. The positive side of Virgo? Always helpful. Always doing things for you. The perfect servant. The negative side? Criticism and self-criticism too (“Oh my God. It’s an eighth of an inch off! This is terrible”! “But” you tell them “it’s a highway from the Earth to the Moon. What difference does an eighth of an inch make”? “But I made it a whole eighth of an inch off” they complain. I’m humiliated”!) Nothing is ever good enough. There are always tiny flaws. Don’t argue. The only way to stop this is to tell them “OK, discussion is over! This is what we’re going to do”. And frequently, the Virgos will do it. Like I said, the perfect servants.
The Moon in Virgo: gives an emotional need to keep busy. It can also increase the chance of guilt feelings and make a person self critical. Dustin Hoffman is a perfect example of this. Although he is a Leo Sun-Sign, which tends towards extroversion and theatrics, his Virgo Moon made him so self-critical that when Mike Nichols called to tell him he was chosen for the lead in “The Graduate”, the movie that made him a star, Hoffman tried to talk him out of it, claiming that he wasn’t right for the role!
Mercury in Virgo: is almost too strong. People with this placement seem to think that if they have proved something logically to their own satisfaction, then EVERYONE will have to agree. Of course, there tends to be great ability to handle details.
Venus in Virgo: has what I call the ledger approach to love. There is a tendency to think that if items I, 2, 3, etc. are all present, that it must add up to love. If you’re dating one of these people, be neat.
Mars in Virgo: Your energy focuses on small details. Women with this placement of Mars will either attract a very picky man or be very critical and picky themselves about any man they let into their lives.
Jupiter in Virgo: can make a lot out of a little. I know one lawyer with this placement who told me that he practically took over his class in Constitutional Law when he was in law school. This can be a good placement for business. Nevertheless, Jupiter is the planet that enables us to get the “big picture”, and Virgo is the sign of details. There will be a tendency to get bogged down in details when trying to put everything together.
Saturn in Virgo: Saturn is what we need in order to feel safe and secure. When in Virgo, this means always have something to do. If a Saturn in Virgo person wakes up and there is nothing to do, they climb the walls. They also have to have their daily quota of new details to assimilate.
Uranus in Virgo: The planet of radical changes in the sign of details can cause one’s “genius” to come out in small ways rather than with major breakthroughs. Virgo is the sign of work and health, so Uranus (or any planet) is kept busy here. People with this placement will constantly tend to look for new ways to improve their work. They will also be attracted to the very latest in health technology. This can get them into big trouble because they will tend to think that something is good because it is new.
Neptune in Virgo: happened last time during the Great Depression. The dream of that Age was just to get a job and get ahead. People born with this Neptune placement either focus their intuitions on the material world or are totally foggy in dealing with reality.
Pluto in Virgo: This happened the last time from 1956 to 1971. By contrast with the Pluto in Leo generation, which made riots on the campus, Pluto in Virgo people are more concerned with work and health, preferring to be active in the background rather than being in the spotlight. Of course, this is just one placement, and again, I must emphasize to look at the whole chart before reaching a final conclusion. Remember that Pluto stays in a sign for about 14 years at a stretch and shows the underlying traits shared by an entire generation.
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