# Astrologist sues NASA over comet crash

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#### Canute

Perhaps astrology is nonsense, perhaps not. But either way its a more sensible idea than the idea of dropping bombs on passing comets. I guess American taxpayers are a bit more easy going about how their money is spent than most.

#### russ_watters

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Canute said:
Perhaps astrology is nonsense, perhaps not. But either way its a more sensible idea than the idea of dropping bombs on passing comets.
Why?

Btw, the Japanese are shooting bullets at asteroids... http://www.planetary.org/news/2004/hayabusa_earth-swingby_preview.html [Broken]

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#### Moonbear

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honestrosewater said:
:rofl: :rofl:

What kind of belief system doesn't take into account NASA spacecrafts crashing? I thought that was a given.
She obviously should have sought the advice of a fortune teller prior to preparing her chart. Can't blame NASA if her fortune teller got it wrong.

Russ_Watters said:
Btw, the Japanese are shooting bullets at asteroids...
Hey, I loved that game as a kid! Um... :uhh: I mean the video game Asteroids.

#### zoobyshoe

I don't care if it screwed up her horoscope. It finally straightened mine out!

#### Kerrie

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Evo said:
Kerrie would know for sure, but I don't believe comets are part of astrological charts, especially ones that aren't visible or tracked, unlike Haley's.

What a nut.

This astrologist pisses me off. This gives those of us trying to study the subject with objectivity a bad reputation. Why is it the few bad apples ruin it for the rest of us? As far as I know, planetoids are sometimes considered in a chart, but that is all dependent upon the astrologist. Besides, how much of an impact would our satellite have upon this huge rock? And if there was an impact that made a significant difference to the orbit of the comet, I would think this would be an opportunity for astrolgists (the legitimate ones) to study the impact from the astrological point of view.

She obviously should have sought the advice of a fortune teller prior to preparing her chart. Can't blame NASA if her fortune teller got it wrong
Astrology is not meant to tell your fortune.

#### honestrosewater

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zoobyshoe said:
I don't care if it screwed up her horoscope. It finally straightened mine out!
Maybe she should be suing you. Stealing her karma or something?? Sounds like "solid legal ground" to me...

#### Moonbear

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Kerrie said:
Astrology is not meant to tell your fortune.
It seems that must be her interpretation of it, that if something disrupts a comet, her future is going to change. But, that's not what I meant by that comment anyway. I meant she needed a fortune teller to let her know the comet would collide with a satellite so she could prepare her chart accordingly, not that the chart was going to tell her future (if it could, her chart should have already predicted this anomaly). I'm just countering a nutty argument with another nutty argument. It's her own fault for not calling a fortune teller before embarking on the task of preparing her chart. :tongue2:

#### zoobyshoe

honestrosewater said:
Maybe she should be suing you. Stealing her karma or something?? Sounds like "solid legal ground" to me...
Let her try suing me! My horoscope now says: "You will be invincible in all legal battles."

#### Ivan Seeking

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This just up

Roy's News Service said:
...but today, the Russian astrologist retracted her charges against NASA saying only, "oh, that comet. Never mind". She was otherwise unavailable for comment

#### Kerrie

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Well isn't THAT convienent...

"Astrologist sues NASA over comet crash"

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