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    26-Mar-2017, 12:18 UT/GMT
    Sun61'40"2n24
    Moon1451'39"6s56
    Mercury2313'47"10n27
    Venus416'24"r9n13
    Mars1148'51"15n41
    Jupiter1948'58"r6s17
    Saturn2742' 0"22s05
    Uranus2324' 4"8n34
    Neptune1236'50"7s37
    Pluto1914'32"21s10
    TrueNode37' 3"r10n22
    Chiron2523'12"1n37
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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-Mar-2017, 12:18 UT/GMT
Sun61'40"2n24
Moon1451'39"6s56
Mercury2313'47"10n27
Venus416'24"r9n13
Mars1148'51"15n41
Jupiter1948'58"r6s17
Saturn2742' 0"22s05
Uranus2324' 4"8n34
Neptune1236'50"7s37
Pluto1914'32"21s10
TrueNode37' 3"r10n22
Chiron2523'12"1n37
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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