I've not heard of Paul Feyerabend's comments before but if you could provide a link I'm certainly interested. On the face of it though, I completely disagree with you.
I've heard a lot of very specific claims from some astrologers that try to justify how astrology works. For example, one claim is that the gravity of the planets affecting the water in people's bodies that effects their emotions and how they interact with the world... and naturally astrologers can say exactly what these effects are based on the date you were born and other trivial information. There are many other claims, but few if any that make any scientific sense.
I'm sure it's possible that everything I've heard to date only represents a portion of astrologers, just as there are many denominations of christianity. Maybe there are astrologers who believe in some completely unscientific and spiritual reasoning to justify astrology. But all of this reasoning and perverted logic is irrelevant, anyway. None of it matters a jot, because science can test astrology anyway.
The fact is that astrologers make predictions. That's what the whole point of astrology is. These predictions can be scientifically tested. They have been scientifically tested over and over again, and astrological predictions have been scientifically shown to be a load of complete hogwash.
At least most religions go to enough lengths to make sure that none of what they claim can be tested. Astrologers on the other hand spout out testable statements as part of their job, which can repeatedly be shown to have no significance or bearing on actual events. They're either frauds or have been completely taken in by wishful thinking. I get offended by them, and I think quite rightly so.
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