Monday, September 10, 2007

More on astrology: A reader suggested in the previous post that most of those nutty astrology people are women. Here's the breakdown, according to the General Social Survey:

Percent who think astrology is very, or sort of, scientific

Women 36.1
Men 27.8

And while we're at it:

Blacks 49.4
Whites 28.4

Wow, half of blacks. Moonbeam Obama Mamas is about right.


  1. Anonymous3:45 PM

    Remember Ms. Cleo?

  2. Don't s'pose any of these people are confusing astrology and astronomy? (I know, I know ... wishful thinking on my part ... and that would be pretty dumb, too, anyways ...!)

    Jun (aka Miss Anne Thrope)

  3. Anonymous2:13 AM

    Apropos: the black chick from The View doesn't know if the world is round or flat!!

    - Rain And


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