Astrology has a great future before it. The children of the new era will be educated, not by ignorant parents and teachers with out-of-date ideas, but by their educated parents and teachers, who will have their horoscopes correctly cast for the exact time of birth.rn -from the Introductionrn rn There was a time, not so long ago, when the new promise of "scientific" astrology was on the verge of making life infinitely better, from the prospect of a more intimate self-knowledge to the "wonderful help a correct horoscope is to medical diagnosis." rn rn This charming didactic 1917 primer, from that optimistic era, takes a can-do educational tone in its quest to help young people become their own astrologers. rn rn Here are all the astrological lessons any at-home forecaster needs, including...rn . the importance of the time of birthrn . how to deal with sidereal timern . the meaning of "retrograde"rn . how to place the planets properly in a horoscope maprn . orbs, aspects, trines, and quincunxesrn . how to read an astrological fortunern . understanding housesrn . and more.