I believe the initial use of the science of astrology, "in the beginning", i.e. to predict weather for agriculture purposes, natural disasters, etc., is its correct use or application.
The post goes on to state that people began to say they could apply it in human affairs for success. I believe that could possibly be when scam and con artists began to leave their indelible marks on the history of mankind. With one exception.
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The visit of the Magi may be a part of the so-called Christmas tradition but more importantly … it's a true story.
It's an integral part of the most beautiful story every told.
Christmas Tradition: The Gifts of the Magi - Daily Two Cents