All ancient science has a deeper meaning to it than what meets the eye. When in fact people have spent thousands of years working on something, researching on some thing they deeply believe in and are passionate about, there ought to be really good reason for it. And this good reason is the faith in the credibility of the science being pursued.
Medicine is one such science form which has been in practice for thousands of years now in the world and that tells a lot about it. In fact, it is only because of the thousands of years of research on it by various people of amazing skill that probably mankind as a whole enjoys the outcome of all that research work.
Coming to think of it, another ancient form of art and a scientific discipline just like Medicine, has been people's interest in the amazing field of Mathematics. The art of describing things abstract is how people explain the science of Mathematics and it is mainly thanks to people's interest in the field that has them research on the subject for years and a lot of scientific progress in the world, in terms of all sciences like Medicine, Astrology and Numerology, Physics, Astronomy among other things owes a lot to the researchers of Mathematics.
Astrology and Numerology, one of the oldest scientific disciplines of the Eastern side, India and China more specifically, has been a booming business market of late. In fact, it is this increase in the need for well-educated, skilled and intuitive practitioners of astrology and numerology that has led to the massive protests against it.
When people realize that some occupation is money making, a lot of them tend to dress-up as authentic practitioners, in such a case of astrology and numerology, and their poor performances cause people at large to question the credibility of the sciences. So, it is important to realize that astrology and numerology are very old sciences and there is a large basis and work of scientific proof beneath them. And that is why one should not let the dummies to mock the science or even disrespect it's original motives, intentions and capabilities.