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Superficiality? Why do Christians dress so well to go to church?

Have you noticed this trend in churches? The pastor usually wears a suit and the congregation are well dressed. If you ask anyone of them, they will say that they just want to look their best in the house of the lord. But why must people look good to go to church? The church has become a social gathering for many, making a casual outfit almost look out of place. It’s like it’s sinful to dress down when you go to church.

I see people looking like they are going for a party when they go to church. Such superficiality blurs the reason for going to church in the first place. However, I am not in support of the extreme notion some dominations take that is the opposite of this. Dressing down, not wearing jewellery and appearing peasant- like because you are going to church is also superficial. 

It seems to me that the church is lost between two extremes. One group which considers the church as a social outing and the other who use to church to show how holier than thou they are.

Solution for the show offs :Smaller churches in which there is a smaller need to be extravagant
Solution for the holier than thous: Bigger churches in which they will feel the need to appear more presentable.

The balance is in the moderation

Finally ended the Tropical (Western) vs Sidereal (Vedic) astrology battle!

If you are an astrologer or a fan, you will know that there are two main astrology systems. And these two systems have 30° or so difference between the signs. This means you will most likely be one sun sign in tropical and another in sidereal. This also creates vastly different birth charts by the sign differences occurring in many planets.

So, you are waiting for me to tell you which is accurate? This is a theory.

Here’s it. Tropical astrology (western) birth charts are accurate personality data. These tells you your character, personality and aspirations very well. Sidereal (Vedic) astrology birth charts tell you predictions. These are mostly accurate prediction because they are based on the fixed stars. So tropical charts have a general understanding of your personality as a person, while the sidereal covers the predictive events. 

Another theory is: Tropical charts signify you, while sidereal signify the energy around your birth. So I can be a Capricorn sun born around a time of Sagittarius sun energy. I can also be (among the few that fall in the middle) a Capricorn sun born around a time of Capricorn energy. This can also bring up theories of differences within a zodiac sign. Because a Capricorn-sag energy person will behave differently from a Capricorn -cap person, right?

A person also once said, if you come from Eastern countries like India, then you can stick to sidereal(Vedic) astrology. Then if you are from a western country and other countries then you can go with Tropical(western) astrology. The theory was also about different time systems and all that. Can the same argument be said about Chinese astrology? But that seems like a vastly different system, though there are similarities.

Also, here is someone else’s theory about it. Though i am not in support of this.

What do you think?