Placidus houses

June 16, 2020 at 13:11 (UT/GMT)
(Aquarius) Aunt Clara
Placidus houses
What is it with using Placidus houses?? Any time I use an online chart calculator the default system is Placidus. Why is that? What is is about that system that makes it so popular?

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June 16, 2020 at 13:31
(Taurus) Astro-Seek.com
System message: Post has been written by user Dharma212, who already deleted profile on this website:
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"What is is about that system that makes it so popular?"

"Popularity" isn´t necessarily related to truth or to what is most workable.

Anyway, here is your answer, if you are patient enough to listen to this podcast:


https://theastrologypodcast.com/202…
June 16, 2020 at 14:26
(Sagittarius) Sus
I´d like to know that too :4:
June 16, 2020 at 16:45
(Scorpio) Whispymint
The Astrology podcast goes in depth into exactly why Placidus became the most popular house system. Basically, it was a historical mistake. If you want to use a system that is grounded in the earliest practices of the tradition, use whole sign, although you´d also have to learn how whole sign was applied, there are various rules like angularity, good and bad houses etc.

https://theastrologypodcast.com/202…
June 17, 2020 at 08:30
(Taurus) IIyyaarr13
It has an Artistic attraction; Makes dualisms look more important.
Arabian Lots and Witte´s weird planets made each horoscope look less empty.
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