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    26-Apr-2018, 21:35 UT/GMT
    Sun635'41"13n43
    Moon2757' 2"4n11
    Mercury954' 6"1n34
    Venus240'52"21n21
    Mars2129'46"22s51
    Jupiter1952'26"r16s28
    Saturn95' 7"r22s14
    Uranus2857'39"10n37
    Neptune1545' 5"6s28
    Pluto2116'58"r21s28
    TrueNode114'35"r17n27
    Chiron030' 6"3n20
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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.

 

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Current Planets
26-Apr-2018, 21:35 UT/GMT
Sun635'41"13n43
Moon2757' 2"4n11
Mercury954' 6"1n34
Venus240'52"21n21
Mars2129'46"22s51
Jupiter1952'26"r16s28
Saturn95' 7"r22s14
Uranus2857'39"10n37
Neptune1545' 5"6s28
Pluto2116'58"r21s28
TrueNode114'35"r17n27
Chiron030' 6"3n20
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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