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    26-Sep-2017, 16:31 UT/GMT
    Sun346'34"1s30
    Moon1811'55"18s14
    Mercury2354'53"4n07
    Venus87' 9"9n35
    Mars1330'16"7n34
    Jupiter273'46"9s27
    Saturn220'41"22s07
    Uranus2725'45"r10n00
    Neptune1216'39"r7s49
    Pluto1651'19"r21s45
    TrueNode2323' 9"r13n43
    Chiron2613'18"r2n10
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Air - Thinking Type

The thinking type has a predominant thinking function. This individual considers the world in a rational way. He or she analyses things according to the laws of aristotelian logic, and evaluates them using "objective" criteria. He tends to categorise the phenomena of his environment. He is good at giving or receiving criticism, drawing conclusions or finding evidence.

Viewed astrologically this function is reflected in the air signs Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. Liz Greene points out in Relating that the air element is the only one which is not represented by animal symbols in the zodiac. Gemini and Aquarius are human symbols, and Libra an objective measuring instrument. She writes:

Air....

Air is the element which is most typically human, the furthest removed from instinctual nature; and it is the human kingdom which has developed or perhaps overdeveloped in the last two hundred years the function of thinking as its great gift.

If in a horoscope more than one planet and / or the ascendant are in air signs, the individual will perceive his environment mainly through the reasoning mind. He is interested in "reasoned" discussion, not in feelings. With a predominance of air, the feeling function often remains "underdeveloped". He might find it hard to decide "on a gut level" or to accept subjective criteria. There can be difficulties in showing emotions or reacting emotionally.

It is important to emphasise that no function is in itself better than any other. All four types have qualities which are necessary for a holistic perception and evaluation of the world. An overdeveloped thinking function which ignores the other functions, leads to emotional coldness, lack of imagination and top-heaviness.

 

Current Planets
26-Sep-2017, 16:31 UT/GMT
Sun346'34"1s30
Moon1811'55"18s14
Mercury2354'53"4n07
Venus87' 9"9n35
Mars1330'16"7n34
Jupiter273'46"9s27
Saturn220'41"22s07
Uranus2725'45"r10n00
Neptune1216'39"r7s49
Pluto1651'19"r21s45
TrueNode2323' 9"r13n43
Chiron2613'18"r2n10
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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