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Astrology, Skeptics, And The Tolstoy Effect

posted by Matthew Currie

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof.” -Carl Sagan “I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them […]

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Dear io9.com: Astrology Skeptics Get It Wrong, Again

posted by Matthew Currie

An Open Letter To George Dvorsky, io9.com: Hi George. First of all, I wanted to thank you for your highly enjoyable work for io9.com writing your bit called “The Daily Explainer.” I’m a fan of your work, and you explain […]

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Dear Skeptic, Part Three: The Matthew Currie Astrological Foundation Ten Dollar Challenge!

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE, Part Two is HERE. Please read both carefully before you settle on what name you’d like to call me, because that’s what a scientist would do.) I’ve had a lot of responses to my two-part series, […]

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Dear Skeptic, Part Two: Please Curb Your Dogma

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE) Last time, I voiced some objections to the James Randi Educational Foundation’s booklet “Astrology: Superstition Or Science?” For those of you who have an appetite for extensive detail, here are my notes on it. If you […]

Dear Skeptic: An Open Letter To The James Randi Educational Foundation

posted by Matthew Currie

Dear JREF: I really love some of the work that professional skeptics like you do. Your take-down of phony faith healer Peter Popoff was an absolute classic. There’s no question that there is good money to be made in fleecing […]

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Make Your Work Week Suck Less -- With Astrology!
Okay, so Monday is here and traditionally no one likes it. But this week could be great... if you know how to play it. First off: the big aspect taking center stage right now is Venus sextile Uranus. Venus has a lot to do with love and ...

posted 12:19:52am Apr. 27, 2015 | read full post »

Feeding Your Baby By Moon Sign
Astrology should be of some practical use, shouldn't it? Yes, learning about your personality is all fine and well and we all love that sort of thing. But that's not really why I am an astrologer. Astrology also give you an idea as to what is ...

posted 1:14:20am Apr. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Astrology, Compatibility, And Mary Kay Letourneau
(Wait! Before you go off on me about my approving or disapproving of the relationship I'm writing about -- go here and read Part One.) *** We are ...

posted 11:59:12pm Apr. 14, 2015 | read full post »

Astrology, Morality, And Mary Kay Letourneau
Astrology that does not incorporate the human experience is essentially useless. As much as I try to treat it like a clear-cut and objective science, ...

posted 12:47:38am Apr. 14, 2015 | read full post »

Venus In Gemini: Go Forwards With More Words!
Last time, we discussed how Venus in Gemini can talk her way into or out of all sorts of situations and how you can use that to your advantage. Today we;re going to have a look at how you can use those language/romance/finance skills to your ...

posted 4:44:19pm Apr. 13, 2015 | read full post »

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