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I’ve learned my lesson about poking fun at astrology

I’ve learned my lesson about poking fun at astrology

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article basically making fun of something called “Mercury retrograde,” which is when the planet Mercury appears to be going backward in the sky. It’s an optical illusion, but folks who believe in astrology and such think this is a bad thing and can throw off all kinds of communication, including causing issues with technology and computers and such. My snarky implication was that it was all a bunch of ridiculous bunk. The morning that article appeared, my website went down. Then another website I run for a nonprofit went down. Then planes […]