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Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Match-fixers foil astrologer

IANS reports on a Pakistani astrologer, Abdullah Shaukat Chowdhry, who predicts that Sachin Tendulkar will retire this year. "Tendulkar's date of birth suggests positions of Jupiter and Mars are not good," the fellow told BBC. The part of the article I liked the most, though, was when Chowdhry explained why his accuracy rate at predicting the result of cricket matches had gone down. He said:
I used to predict a lot on the outcome of cricket matches but after some of the predictions went wrong, mainly because of match fixing, I now refuse to predict on cricket matches.
Hmm. Anyway, for one explanation of why people don't see through astrologers, click here. And you can read some of my other posts on astrology here, here, here and here.

(Link via Mehul Jatania.)
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