Astrology is not a belief system.
It is a tool.
When your weatherman says there is a 70% chance of rain, you take your umbrella. The weather report is a tool.
When your astrologer says that you have Transiting Uranus moving through your 5th house and squaring your natal Sun for the next three months … then (if you are of child-bearing age) you are very careful to use your birth control properly … unless you actually want a surprise pregnancy (statistically significant reliability here!). A tool.
And like all good tools, you should never let it replace your good judgment. If the weatherman said 20% chance of rain, and you looked out the window and it was pouring … you’d be a fool not to take your umbrella because, after all, he SAID ….