Posted on 15 January 2011 by Ariane Richelle A. Villanueva
Facebook, Twitter, Google search and blogs has been bombarded with people who were worried about their Horoscope. Fretting about the new zodiac signs?
The news on new zodiac signs invites Facebook members create a page “I Don’t Want to Change My Zodiac Sign Ever” and “CHANGE BACK THE ZODIAC SIGN!!!”.
Astrologers like Shelley Ackerman of Star Tribune receives a lot of emails from a worried clients about their new zodiac signs. Initial response of Ackerman to clients were not to overreact saying:
“This doesn’t change your chart at all. I’m not about to use it,” she said. “Every few years, a story like this comes out and scares the living daylights out of everyone, but it’ll go away as quickly as it came.”
Most horoscope and zodiac signs fanatics take the new zodiac signs negatively saying like:
“My whole life, I thought I was a Capricorn,” the 25-year-old New York publicist said. “Now I’m a Sagittarius? I don’t feel like a Sagittarius!” , Sofia Whitcombe
“I believe it’s a zodiac scam,” said Jose Arce, 38, from Fort Lee, N.J., who runs a body shop. “I’ve known myself to be a Sagittarius, I believe, since I was born. So to come up now with some new sign? It’s unacceptable!”
Some bloggers says:
“Darn it, the whole time I thought I was an introvert, now to find out that I’m an extrovert. I’m going to need awhile to unravel my life.”
“Dude, I’m a Leo and always will be a Leo, no matter where the sun is on August 5th. Besides, this very expensive
tattoo on my right shoulder tells me so.”
Ackerman said in CNN that
“Our identities are precious,” she said. “If someone challenges our belief system, it’s very threatening. You want to hold on to the fact ‘at least I’m a Libra.’ “
In Star Tribune explains that ever since the zodiac signs were developed, it has been inaccurate. Peter Kunkle have it affirmed
“that since the Babylonian zodiac periods were established millennia ago, the moon’s gravitational pull has made the Earth “wobble” around its axis in a process called precession. That has created about a one-month bump in the stars’ alignment, meaning that “when [astrologers] say that the sun is in Pisces, it’s really not in Pisces,” said Kunkle, who teaches astronomy courses at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. ” source.
Hilary Young, CEO of AstrologyDating.com, says she has been bombarded with texts and e-mails from worried customers. Young gave her logical explanation pertaining to the new zodiac signs as why we should not get worried about the news on zodiac signs.
“Everyone can relax,” Young said. She added: “People ask me what does it mean for their personality. I expect it will be the same it was yesterday. You probably didn’t wake up with a new personality.”
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