Around the world, millions of people believe their lives are governed by the position of the sun, moon and planets. But why do we read horoscopes?
Rob and Neil - a Gemini and a Virgo - discuss the role of astrology in the modern world. Do they read predictions for themselves? Listen to their chat and learn some new vocabulary.
This week's question:
Which of these famous people were publicly criticised when it came to light that they relied too much on horoscopes to take decisions? Was it:
a) Margaret Thatcher
b) Nancy Reagan
c) Michael Jackson
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
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the collection of thoughts, behaviours and feelings which make you who you are
quick at noticing things
someone who gets used to new things and situations very easily
people who say they can find out about your personality, and maybe your future, by analysing the position of stars and planets the day you were born
scientists who study the stars and planets
of little importance
process of putting something under human control
(here) an indication that something you believe is true
something you think is true without proof