Liars, maniacs… The worst misconceptions about astrological signs

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In France, 41% of people believe in the explanation of characters by astrological signs, according to an Ifop* study on parasciences carried out in December 2020. The population is increasingly sensitive to this type of belief , judging by the figures revealed by the survey. The lines of the hand (29%), spells and witchcraft (28%), clairvoyance (26%), numerology (26%) and cartomancy (23%) are among the parasciences increasingly popular in the world. within France.

The star of the parasciences, however, remains astrology, which is particularly popular with people aged 18 to 25. As a reminder, astrology is based on the belief that the position of the stars at the time of our birth can not only determine our personality, but also our destiny or our compatibility with others.

Furthermore, astrological signs are often stigmatized, or reduced to a particular character trait. For Planet, Farah Sahbi, alias Ozalée, deciphers the received ideas of which each sign of the Zodiac is the victim in our slideshow below. Astromage® founder of the astrosophal school and teacher of astrology, she has been practicing astrology for more than thirty years with “a humanist vision, which brings humans back to their personal power of creation”.

*Survey on the French and parasciences conducted by Ifop with the Jean Jaurès Foundation in December 2020 among a sample of 1,007 people, representative of the French population aged 18 and over, by self-administered online questionnaire from November 10 to 12, 2020. The representativeness of the sample was ensured by the quota method.

*Survey on the French and parasciences conducted by Ifop with the Jean Jaurès Foundation in December 2020 among a sample of 1,007 people, representative of the French population aged 18 and over, by self-administered online questionnaire from November 10 to 12, 2020. The representativeness of the sample was ensured by the quota method.

*Survey on the French and parasciences conducted by Ifop with the Jean Jaurès Foundation in December 2020 among a sample of 1,007 people, representative of the French population aged 18 and over, by self-administered online questionnaire from November 10 to 12, 2020. The representativeness of the sample was ensured by the quota method.