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- Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:44:01 EST PkLJZC5m No.57849
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SO i got this new guy at work who is pretty obsessed with astrology, normally I wouldn't really care but he keeps projecting his assumptions on me because of my birthdate which I find pretty annoying I mean, he can believe whatever he want but leave me out of it

Now telling people they're wrong is generally going to create a shit atmosphere and i think quite a few of my coworkers would like astrology to be a real thing, so I want to set some traps. What are some tricky, good questions i can ask him that show he is just connecting dots because he likes to see them connected?

>TL;DR What are some questions to ask astrologists to show they're full of shit!?
Vera Rubiin - Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:15:42 EST Y5FPmIuT No.57850 Reply
Show him that Carl Sagan Cosmos video where he describes how astrology is pants on head retarded, something about the shifting of the constellations, cant remember the details
Vera Rubiin - Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:54:51 EST PkLJZC5m No.57851 Reply
I'm in France so i doubt his english is very good. And i don't really feel up to a video battle.
Johann Encke - Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:10:53 EST t/nDpOVc No.57853 Reply
I'm a scorpio so I can tell you to fuck off and also your thread sucks.
Grote Reuber - Wed, 13 Nov 2019 04:28:04 EST PkLJZC5m No.57855 Reply
Well I'm an aquarius so I'm smarter then you retard
Georges-Henri Lemaitre - Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:01:16 EST EZOyjhDZ No.57858 Reply
Don't try. Because of crank magnetism he's also gonna believe in loads of new age, quackery and maybe even some conspiracy theories.
But you can probably have a normal conversation if you just avoid these topics.
Annie Cannon - Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:22:22 EST PkLJZC5m No.57860 Reply
Ah well , I'm pretty much convinced of that now. Apperently he's a geobiologist too, he's a pretty chill dude otherwise and has a good taste in music.
James Randi - Mon, 18 Nov 2019 03:47:27 EST 2W/a0/Pv No.57865 Reply
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The original calender's before the gregoian one we use now had 13 months in it.
Now we use a 12 month one with leap years.....but were still using the old 13 month astrology calendar.
That means every astrological prediction is for every month that passes is +1 month inaccurate the further you get away from what ever was year 0 in astrology.

It's all made up nonsense.
Caroline Herschel - Thu, 26 Dec 2019 05:08:15 EST zOq9VHOa No.57941 Reply
you and everyone in this thread are FAILING the OP.

No astrologist will care if you try proving that it’s all a sham because they live and feel and know proofs of it from experience and from the astrology subculture now making a huge come back online. What they need and what OP asked for is a question designed to have them arrive at the realization themselves.

Ask your coworker about birth charts, like if he can tell you his moon sign and not just his sun sign that casuals assume is their entire birth chart.
Walter Adams - Thu, 09 Jan 2020 09:21:39 EST ZPjShUxo No.57952 Reply
Fastest way to shut down an astrologist is with data. You can do it yourself.
Take a horoscope, any horoscope, and a small sampling of people (N ~ 50).
For the past or present predictions the horoscope makes - you'll end up waiting too long on the future predictions - ask the group "was the prediction correct or nah?"
Gather the data and what you will find with 100% certainty is that horoscopes have no greater predictive power than random chance would
Allan Sandage - Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:42:26 EST mh8YYYW3 No.57960 Reply
Tell him you lied and your birthday is really a different date. It'll throw him off enough to at least leave you alone, or he'll start making silly hindsight-bias-assumptions about your "new" birthday. At which point, you can tell him you've been fucking with him the whole time and he's full of shit.

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