Rob Price
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2012 October 26 • Friday

The world of the Romans is structured from the top down by sympathies and antipathies. At the highest level, the universe itself is structured by harmonically interactive powers, as manifested, for example, in the tides' dependence on the moon. These powers underlie all celestial phenomena, and should help make unsurprising to us the Romans' doggedly enduring faith in the predictive power of astrology. (If you still find it implausibly naive, try substituting "our" for "the Romans'", and "economics" for "astrology".

—David Sedley, The Times Literary Supplement, October 12 2012