How important do you think it is to integrate modern psychological understanding into astrology?

Scientists are learning more and more in the field of psychology everyday - what constitutes personality, what traits are linked to other traits, what symptoms result from which mental disorders, and so on and so forth. A big area of research still ongoing is how the individual personality comes to be what it is,... show more Scientists are learning more and more in the field of psychology everyday - what constitutes personality, what traits are linked to other traits, what symptoms result from which mental disorders, and so on and so forth. A big area of research still ongoing is how the individual personality comes to be what it is, and why some personalities are similar and why others are the same: genetics, environmental factors, social factors, childhood upbringing, and so on are all studied and looked at in a holistic manner to help us understand the formation of personality (and resulting life choices, goals, relationship patterns etc.).

Do you think it is important to take this kind of modern scientific knowledge into account when studying astrology and interpreting a birth chart? Or do you think astrology works just fine, regardless of what details we learn about the psyche through science?

Thanks for your opinions.
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