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3 minutes ago, Bibliogryphon said:

where you stand with regard to faith and rationality.

Incompatible.

Though that view has got me in some arguments I'd as soon not have had.

 

To be fair, there are plenty of occasions where a decision based on astrology would probably be better than the ones our politicians seem to make. Grayling really should take it up, he'd probably cost us less.

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7 hours ago, runebomme said:

 

 

I think the people who answer positively to the astrology and the like will be very easy to manipulate not sure which direction that will push them in

 

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More significant for our purposes is whether or not the individual believes in mystical determinants of fate, hence the astrology proposition. There is a psychological linkage between determinism and authoritarianism. The astrology believer may hold very liberal social views in other areas, but this does not alter this more authoritarian aspect within his or her cluster of attitudes.

 

People who believe in astrology are likely to be shunted slightly more authoritarian than they otherwise would be reading that. 

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I do not 'believe in astrology'.  IOW I do not accept that people are affected by the positions of satellites in a way that shapes them as individuals through life.  
However, if we wipe away the 'stars/astrology/astronomy' part of it, there are certainly clusters of truisms for people born during a particular part of the year.  Many of these have been noticed and codified in 'astrology' texts.  This does NOT diminish them as truisms, no more than Hitler saying the sky is blue in Mein Kampf.  The ski is in fact blue from our vantage point.  
"Cancers' like myself are artistic and emotional people.  Moreso than any other 'sign'.  Again, take away astrology, we just simply say people from June 22 to July 23 tend to be artistic and emotional.  Argue with that you can fuck yourself silly, and still be wrong.  So save your fucking breath.  I can say a couple definite characteristics for each section of the calendar, which astrology designates air/water/earth/fire signs and star clusters to.  Do not create an opaque landscape where there is clarity - the sky remains blue - they are still accurate.  The sky remains blue, whether in a seminal text of sociology, or in a dime store astronomy pamphlet.  I think Gladwell shows how people born at certain times of the year are able to 'excel' or 'fail' in 'Outliers', though that adds the human condition and social economics as factors.

'Gemini' (May 21 - June 21) are terrible spendthrifts.  Fact.  You are one, you know.  You know one, you know.  You know one that isn't -- outlier.
'Sagittarius' (Nov 23 - Dec 20) are free spirited, free thinking.  Fact.  You are one, you know.  You know one, you know.  You know one that isn't - outlier.
If you're asking WHY that is, that is beyond the scope of this post.  Astrology is a joke.  Human tendencies aren't.

So I answered that one 'agree' (or disagree, forget how it was worded).  Not strongly though.  But surely if you went kneejerk, and I suspect many did, you'll need to use your head for something other than a goddamn hatrack next time.
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On 27/04/2019 at 23:17, Sir Creep said:

Sagittarius' (Nov 23 - Dec 20) are free spirited, free thinking.  Fact.  You are one, you knowYou know one, you know.  You know one that isn't - outlier

Oh aye? (y'all) 

Shouldn't this be in the Chirac thread?

 

Paging @Cat O'Falk stat!

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54 minutes ago, Sir Creep said:


'Gemini' (May 21 - June 21) are terrible spendthrifts.  Fact.  You are one, you know.  You know one, you know.  You know one that isn't -- outlier.
'Sagittarius' (Nov 23 - Dec 20) are free spirited, free thinking.  Fact.  You are one, you know.  You know one, you know.  You know one that isn't - outlier.
 

 

Go on then, tell us the rest.  :)

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1 hour ago, Boudicca said:

Oh aye? (y'all) 

Shouldn't this be in the Chirac thread?

 

Paging @Cat O'Falkstat!

If only we knew someone with thread-moving capabilities, like some comic book superhero....  

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Probably some such powers somewhere. Can't really be bothered unless @Cat O'Falksays otherwise, I think is the established forum conduct, but don't ask me, I just make the rules!

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Watch the legendary Orson Welles try to get a few lines right in a commercial -

 

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Watch the previously un broadcast episodes of Hardwicke House.

 

 

 

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Who is watching rick and morty? 

 

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On 21/06/2019 at 00:03, diDiLarson said:

Who is watching rick and morty? 

 

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Season Four in November I think?

My body is ready.

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Travel the world, eat delicious food and spend your remaining days with people that love you.

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Wait for @Sir Creep to man the fuck up and read his PMs. I Can see you are online you dumbass. What's the yanky bastard pile of steaming shit response this time you twat?

 

Oh and at @the_engineer did you ever get hold of that solicitor of yours. Or did they as everyone thought they would tell you to stop being a fucking cunt and you had no case. Was really looking forward to that court case. 

 

 

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@msc see you left the conversation, what's the matter?

 

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Kinnock has got his key out again. 

 

 

 

 

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