Through astrology we try to see where there are problems, understand their origins and see the effects they have on us. Astrology allows us to update the image of our unconscious so that we can use our free will and be able to evolve in the right direction.
7 Reasons why we are hooked on astrology 1) It’s become easy to follow Astrology has become even more accessible over the last few years, with predictions readily available online from thousands of sources. Nowadays, they act as a mixture of fascination, truth and distraction for avid fans. 2) It’s inspiring and reassuring.
Why do so many people find astrology meaningful?
That so many people find astrology meaningful is a reminder that something doesn’t have to be real to feel true. Don’t we find truth in fiction?
– The Atlantic In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac —even if they don’t exactly believe in it. Astrology is a meme, and it’s spreading in that blooming, unfurling way that memes do.
That’s the point, after all. To understand astrology’s appeal is to get comfortable with paradoxes. It feels simultaneously cosmic and personal; spiritual and logical; ineffable and concrete; real and unreal. It can be a relief, in a time of division, not to have to choose.
Is there a growing interest in astrology?
As Brennan points out, in the Western world, popular interest in astrology has come in waves – in the mid-2000s, some astrologers were worriedthat few young people were getting into the field.
Goldstein was drawn to the system of charts and transits several years ago through her broader interest in nonmonotheistic spiritual practices. Like many of her peers, she found astrology to be an intriguing way of looking at the world – one far less dogmatic than organised religion. “It never claims to be the one truth,” she says.
Canadian astrologer Charm Torres believes “astrology has a way of getting us to be more connected to life and something bigger than us” (Credit: Charm Torres) According to Google Trends, searches for “birth chart” and “astrology” both hit five-year peaks in 2020, and many professional astrologers report that business took offunder lockdown.
What do horoscopes really tell you?
What horoscopes are supposed to do is give you information about what the planets are doing right now, and in the future, and how all that affects each sign.
Will new astrologers stick around?
Whether newcomers will stick around once their day-to-day lives regain some measure of normalcy remains to be seen. As Brennan points out, in the Western world, popular interest in astrology has come in waves – in the mid-2000s, some astrologers were worriedthat few young people were getting into the field.