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Libya - a part of Atlantis? - Ulf Richter

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« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2008, 11:14:01 pm »

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  posted 09-10-2004 10:31 AM                   
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Ulf,
You wrote:
"Atlas was a wise ruler and like his father was a great astrologer. "
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There is no such thing as a "Great Astrologer". It is an oxymoron, with the emphasis on moron.

many thousands of supposedly intelligent people still believe that one may be born under the domination of a lucky or an unlucky star; that the juxtaposition of the heavenly bodies determines the outcome of various terrestrial adventures. Fortunetellers are still patronized by the credulous.

The courses of the stars in the heavens have nothing whatever to do with the events of human life on earth. Astronomy is a proper pursuit of science, but astrology is a mass of superstitious error.

This pseudo science of Babylon developed into a religion throughout the Greco-Roman Empire. Even in the twentieth century man has not been fully delivered from this superstitious belief.

Perhaps Atlas and his father were great astronomers and they simply did not have the proper word for it in those days; but they certainly were not great astrologers.



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