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Second, each of the world's nations is traditionally assigned to one of the signs of the zodiac. The United States, for example, is a Gemini nation; England is Aries; France is Leo, China is Libra, Russia Aquarius, and so on.

"and so on"? Well, I never!

Have the number of nations decreased or have the number of astrological signs increased?

You wouldn't catch me paying for a chart from this one. Nope.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Sep 5th, 2018 at 09:39:02 PM EST
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Maybe it repeats?
by generic on Wed Sep 5th, 2018 at 10:05:09 PM EST
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possibly. But who wants to be assigned to PISCES?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:13:51 PM EST
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That raises the intriguing notion that there are astrologers you would pay for a chart

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 10:32:03 AM EST
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I did! Once for my new baby. Make of that what you will.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 11:03:18 AM EST
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Did it prove to be i) accurate, and ii) helpful? Was the astrologer influenced by your natural anxiety for the welfare of your new baby?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 11:11:17 AM EST
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(i) I don't know. I lost it sometime between Y1 and Y2. iirc, it described temperamental changes and interactions with others. The last time, before today, that I wondered where it might be was after my child attained puberty.
(ii) See (i)
(iii) See (i)

The first two years was a um confusing period. My fears and ambitions were allayed over time with regular income and infant bowel movements (seriously, that was a significant concern, 8mo - 12mo but did not necessitate hospitalization, only PediaLite dosages). I'm almost certain though that the chart did not predict this or other typical, semi-medical emergencies that arise and which no one prepares one for. Older, more experienced people usually have something to say during and after the fact.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:04:00 PM EST
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Having had three kids and now two grand kids I am always amazed at the number of minor medical emergencies parenthood entails. How they manage to turn out all right after all the crises is a source of bewilderment and bewonderment to me - almost enough to make me consult an astrologer, - but not quite!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 03:23:10 PM EST
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Was the astrologer influenced by your natural anxiety for the welfare of your new baby?

I can't say. I never met or communicated with the astrologer in person. Our data transaction was wholly initiated and completed anonymously, electronically.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:09:18 PM EST
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England is Aries

As are Palestine, Israel and Syria. But Scotland is Cancer. On the other hand, the UK is Capricorn. This is confusing.

Is Crimea Leo or Aquarius?

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:29:05 PM EST
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What's Wales?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:51:01 PM EST
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Gemini
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:51:50 PM EST
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PREPOSTEROUS.
Virgo.
very slow acting, those types.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Sep 6th, 2018 at 12:53:35 PM EST
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