Ancient memeticity, dating back to bronze-age Old Earth, that teaches that knowledge of worldly events can be understood by analogy with the motions of the celestial orbs. Astrology was ptolemaic and geocentric until well into the Information and even the Interplanetary age, although various heliocentric and relativocentric schools of astrology began appearing from the late Atomic Age onwards. Most sapients who accept astrology in the present era adopt a galactocentric approach. Physicalists and materialists are unanimous in denying the validity of astrology, although some hyperturings have shown an interest in it.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 31 December 2007.