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    1-Mar-2015, 16:54 UT/GMT
    Sun10Pisces46'49"7s31
    Moon26Cancer38'50"15n54
    Mercury14Aquarius32'23"17s14
    Venus10Aries53'11"3n41
    Mars7Aries25'58"2n31
    Jupiter14Leo46'35"r17n20
    Saturn4Sagittarius47'21"19s04
    Uranus14Aries29'35"5n08
    Neptune7Pisces23'52"9s28
    Pluto15Capricorn0'25"20s31
    TrueNode10Libra20'45"r4s06
    Chiron16Pisces52' 4"1s06
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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
1-Mar-2015, 16:54 UT/GMT
Sun10Pisces46'49"7s31
Moon26Cancer38'50"15n54
Mercury14Aquarius32'23"17s14
Venus10Aries53'11"3n41
Mars7Aries25'58"2n31
Jupiter14Leo46'35"r17n20
Saturn4Sagittarius47'21"19s04
Uranus14Aries29'35"5n08
Neptune7Pisces23'52"9s28
Pluto15Capricorn0'25"20s31
TrueNode10Libra20'45"r4s06
Chiron16Pisces52' 4"1s06
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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