How to Do an Astrology Chart Speech

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How To: Do An Astrology Chart Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the history and truth behind astrology. Central Idea: To teach people how to do and understand an astrological Birth Chart. Introduction I. How many people in here refer to their horoscope daily, are aware of their zodiac sign, or try to justify yourself based on your sun-sign? a. Well, just so you’re aware, when you read about your horoscope or your sun sign, you are being lied to. II. My name is Theresa, and I am here to talk to you about how Astrology can be interesting if you know what you’re doing. III. Most importantly, I will discuss: A. The history of Astrology B. The influence of each planet on your personality C. How to interpret each planet in relation to your signs D. How to do an astrological birth chart Body I. According to The History of Astrology from Gryphon, The oldest undisputed evidence of the use of astrology as system of knowledge was recorded in the first dynasty of Mesopotamia (1950-1651 BC), giving astrology a 4,000 year history as a body of organized logic used in civilization. A. Throughout history, it has been used intricately by the Chinese, the Mayans and the Aztecs. B. Eventually, Mesopotamian influence collided with Greek influence and linked the sciences with astrology such as: 1. Botany, chemistry, zoology, mineralogy, anatomy and medicine. 2. Colors, metals, stones, plants, drugs and animal life of all kinds were also each associated with the planets and translated into the language of astrology combined with the natural sciences. C. From the planets, the same association of ideas was applied to the constellations of the zodiac. The zodiac became the prototype of the human body, giving different parts corresponding signs. 1. The head, for example,

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