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What's Your Aztec Zodiac Sign?
by Zoe Samuel
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Astrology from any culture is intended to predict the behavior and destiny of a person. By charting the positions of the stars at the time of a person's birth, you can see what that individual's strengths will be, where they will fall short, and whom they are destined to marry. Astrology is rooted in the belief that the gods' acts affect the positions and behaviors of the stars and planets, and everything in the lower spheres as well. In some cultures, this is an active machination, while in others, it is something only set up at the dawn of creation.

The Aztec zodiac is perhaps the most complicated zodiac in the world. Each person is assigned two sun signs and a sign for the year, but more importantly, these signs number in the hundreds, with thousands upon thousands of permutations possible. The Aztec zodiac is tied to all sorts of myths and beliefs outside those of the now long deceased Aztec Empire. Some point to the Aztec zodiac as evidence of aliens, or even that the world was coming to an end in 2012 (spoiler alert: it didn't).

We're going to try this backward. We'll ask you about your attitudes, strengths, foibles, and behaviors and from that information, we will extrapolate your Aztec zodiac!

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