Astronomy applied to the human Psychology is Astrology.
If you have heard of Psychiatrist Dr. Mitchell E. Gibson, M.D., who has written a book “Signs of mental illness: an Astrological and Psychiatric breakthrough”.
Dr. Mitchell E. Gibson has done a study of more than 400 Astrological birth charts and through the use of scientific statistical research models, discovered a new technique for predicting mental illness. He discovered that the average person’s birth chart contains about three marker aspects of depression. The birth chart of someone with major depression contains an average of ten such markers. Even with no previous astrological experience, a person can spot the indicators for mental illness through the declinations and multiple planet aspects that form the basis of this pioneering work. All of the patients were diagnosed according to the DSM-IV, the gold standard of psychiatric diagnostic criteria. The diagnostic groups represented include major depression, anxiety, addictive disorder, schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Electrical Engineer and Scientist Maurice Cotterell who has researched Astrology explains how Sun is responsible for Schizophrenia.
In 1989 engineer and scientist Maurice Cotterell found a way of calculating the duration of long-term magnetic reversals on the Sun. Using this knowledge he was able to break the codes of ancient sun-worshipping civilizations, first the Mayas of Central America, those of Tutankhamun of Egypt, and the Viracochas’ of South America, before cracking the codes of the Terracotta Warriors of China and the European Celts.
His research explains how our 28-day spinning Sun regulates fertility in females and how it determines personality of the foetus in the womb [sun-sign astrology]. It explains how the Sun causes schizophrenia, how mobile phones and overhead power lines cause cancer and how VDU’s [TV and computer screens] cause miscarriages. And it explains how the Sun brings periodic catastrophic destruction to Earth every few thousand years.
Rahu (Lunar North node) and Ketu (Lunar South node) is an Astronomical points in the space. Astronomically, Rahu and Ketu denotes the point of intersection of the paths of Sun and Moon. Rahu is responsible for causing Solar Eclipse. While Ketu is responsible for causing Lunar Eclipse.
When Moon is closer to Earth, it is called Perigee and when it is farthest away from the Earth, it is called Apogee.
Perigee (when Moon is closer towards Earth) represents “Materialism” (Earth) and Apogee (Moon away from Earth) represents “non-materialistic” (spirituality).
When Rahu (Lunar North node) is placed along with Moon (Rahu-Moon conjunction) in 4th house, it is said to be an influencing position if the degree of placement of Moon is more than Rahu. But if it is such that degree of placement of Rahu is more than the Moon, then such person is observed to be having irrational phobias or fears, such person is observed to be having split personality, seems to be Schizophrenic (means having Schizophrenic tendencies).
Moon in Astrology represents mind, Sun represents consciousness. The Solar Eclipse caused by Rahu is said to symbolise “Rahu” blocking the consciousness (represented by Sun). Rahu has characteristics more like that of a Saturn (Shani) and Ketu has characteristics of Mars (Mangal or Kuja).
Rahu in Vedic Astrology or Sidereal Astrology represents Egoism and illusion. Rahu is considered as Maya(illusion). Rahu is represented by head without body, while Ketu (Lunar South node) is represented by headless body.
Professor Mimi Lobell of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn has commented, “The reason for astrology’s popularity is that it offers people what science does not; a psychologically meaningful link between the individual and the cosmos” (Science News: Letter, October 4, 1975). “To dismiss astrology,” Professor Lobell continues, “as superstition shows a lack of understanding of the primordial psychological need for a meaningful relationship with the cosmos … It is a call for cognitive frames which describe not only the order of the universe, but also give the individual a sublime sense of participation in that order.”
Arthur M. Young, the founder of the Institute for the Study of Consciousness located in Berkeley, California, derived a “geometry of meaning” from the angular relationships that exist between the measure formula of physics. Starting from pure physical and mathematical relationships, Young built an elegant theoretical model that bears an uncanny isomorphism to the twelve signs of the zodiac. He began by plotting the motion of a pendulum (as a representative of simple harmonic motion – the basis of all wave motion) over time on a Cartesian coordinate system. Young derived a formula for the cycle of action or learning that leads to consciousness. If we expand upon the “geometry of meaning,” a twelve measure formula of physics can be created for which the different astrological signs can be assigned according to the appropriateness of the physical and astrological symbolism. It provides a comprehensive metaphor with which to describe the processes of consciousness. It is also suggestive of a metasystem within which one can integrate the diverse disciplines of human endeavor. The theory also leads to a “wholistic” view of the universe, oneself, and humankind.
Michel Gauquelin, a French psychologist and statistician, was highly skeptical of the validity of astrology. In his book, “Written in the Stars” he outlines the research he conducted to find out if there was a correlation between a person’s chosen profession and their natal chart. Gauquelin’s findings placed astrology firmly on the doorstep of science. His findings revealed that the position of the stars had some indication as to what line of work a person may enter in life. The psychologist Hans Eysenck once said, “How ever much it may go against the grain, I think we must admit that there is something here that requires explanation.” His results, however, only seemed to work within the members of the higher professionals, the same response not being achievable with unskilled workers.
Gauquelin found that people of certain professions tend to have the same planets in these critical segments with a greater frequency than statistical average. Not only that, but he also found an effect which he titled the “theory of eminence” which holds that not only do people established in their chosen fields have a greater than statistical chance average of having those planets in these important fields. The more eminent a person is in their field, the greater the likelihood that those planets will be found in those critical segments. For example, doctors were found to have the planet of Saturn in these critical segments. If you take an average, general practice physician, the chances of he or she having Saturn in that critical position is much less than the chart of a highly prominent physician, one who is frequently published and renowned in their field. In other words, the more prominent you are in your field, the greater the chances you will have the corresponding planet in the critical field of the wheel.
Although scientists find Gauquilin’s findings very disquieting, increasingly sophisticated analysis seems to confirm, rather than disconfirm, certain of the original results. For example, in a 1986 study, the German researcher, Suitbert Ertel, reported:
“A reanalysis of Gauquelin professional data using alternative procedures of statistical treatment supports previous Gauquelin results. Frequency deviations from chance expectancy along the scale of planetary sectors differ markedly between professions.”
A French-Canadian Mathematician Vincent Godbout and also an Astrological researcher has found correlations between character traits identified by astrology software program and famous French psychological test.
Godbout is a former professor of mathematics and statistics and was designer of the PERMAMA masters program for the University of Quebec. He co-authored three courses: Mathematics and Human Activity, Mathematical Contributions of Antiquity, and Problem Solving. And he authored a French adaptation of Thomas and Finney’s Differential and Integral Calculus.
In his phantom job as a research astrologer Godbout developed the Mastro Expert software program with colleague Francois Rouleau. This system swiftly identifies and organizes the descriptive key words professional astrologers use when delineating individual birth charts. Word lists generated by the system are based on planetary placements and aspects and incorporate insights gleaned from the work of leading astrologers from Canada, the U.S. and Europe.
Effectively, the Mastro Expert word lists correspond to an individual’s specific personality or character traits. To test the program’s efficacy, Godbout initially compared astrological word lists (profiles) created for 42 international celebrities with a harvested list of descriptive key words extracted from published biographies for the same celebrities. The biographies published in Le Monde, a leading French newspaper.
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