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12. If electromagnetism were the force behind astrology, ____________________ should be the only source of astrological effects. 13. Astrologers’ only hope is to posit (assume that there is) some other force, ____________________________. 14. Every force weakens with ________________________. Yet, astrologers claim that all the planets have _____________ effects. And what about ______________, chunks of rock and metal that also orbit the sun? There are about a ____________________ of them in the solar system larger than 100m in diameter.
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15. Astronomers have now found about (at the time of this article) ______________ planets orbiting other stars. 16. If these planets affect us, they why don’t astrologers ____________________ them? Because they can’t. Their “data” is _______________________. 17. So it can’t be a ______________ OR _______________ force. That leaves _______________. 18. Many people claim their horoscopes are accurate. But why? The difference is that a _______________ prediction is rarely ______________, while a vague one is rarely __________________. 19. Second, was the horoscope right in _____________________ that it said? People tend to _______________ the hits and ______________ the misses. 20. Read the horoscope in the box. Are there things that could apply to you? __________ Does that make the horoscope correct? ___________ The students in the study found their “personal” analysis to be _______% accurate, even though each student had received ____________ copies! 21. Even a wild guess by an astrologer, even if it’s right, may be ___________________. 22. If there really is an effect on us by the planets, it must be __________________, and the claims of astrologers must be __________________. 23. One study even showed that astrologers claiming to use ______________ ability perform no better than those who do not.
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  • Summer '17
  • Wooten
  • Astronomy, Astrology, zodiac column, sidereal zodiac column, tropical zodiac column

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