Astrology is the study of the connection between the positions and movement in space (of planets and stars) and it’s correlation with people. Though most people think astrology is just our sun/star signs and daily horoscopes ,astrology actually has a wide range of branches each with different ideas and systems such as; Chinese Astrology, Electional astrology, Horary astrology, etc. But what they all have in common is that your astrological information and chart is created with simply knowing your date of birth. Basically, astrology’s logic is that a person who is born at certain time and place carries a specific personality charactersitic. For example, one born on 24th of May would be a Gemini so he/she would be talkative, independant and impulsive. The loop hole here is that many people are born at the same time in the same place and astrology immiadetly claims that those people are the same. Does this sound similiar to racisim?
Being put in to a category because of your race or ethnicity or by your date of birth? As humans we are very complex, prejudging or categorizing someone from their date of birth is practically the same thing.It is discriminaition. If we don’t assume that all African-Americans are lower class and are best as slaves then we shouldn’t assume that all those born during the Libra sign are vain and superficial. Astrology, arguably, can be accurate with some people but with many it is stereotyping them.
To conclude everyone has the right to read their daily horoscope on the newspaper but should still keep on open mind about astrology’s flaws and that is a form of discrimination.