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Offline BenV

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Why do people believe in horoscopes?
« Reply #25 on: 15/12/2010 13:02:12 »
Purple Monkey Dishwasher?  Is that from the Zero Punctuation review of Red Dead Redemption?
 

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« Reply #26 on: 15/12/2010 13:06:28 »
I think it was first from the Simpsons back in the '90s:
 

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« Reply #27 on: 15/12/2010 13:15:18 »
Ah, I see.  I did wonder where that originated...
 

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« Reply #28 on: 28/12/2010 00:53:45 »
I don't believe in astrology either but see my post about the credibility of  R i c h a r d  T a r n a s  posted today. He is a Harvard professor who has spent thirty years researching this and in a book over 500 pages makes a case for astrology against, as he says, all his better instincts as he used to be a sceptic too. He has a very high academic reputation and I would like to know what a professional astronomer thinks of his book. the review on Amazon aren't much help because  the most favourable ones come from new Age types who don't have much scientific background.
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