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    24-Mar-2017, 13:28 UT/GMT
    Sun45'38"1n38
    Moon1837'54"14s00
    Mercury206'15"8n55
    Venus529'57"r9n51
    Mars1025'33"15n14
    Jupiter203' 4"r6s23
    Saturn2739'44"22s05
    Uranus2317'37"8n32
    Neptune1232'40"7s38
    Pluto1913' 2"21s10
    TrueNode36'52"10n22
    Chiron2516'14"1n35
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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
24-Mar-2017, 13:28 UT/GMT
Sun45'38"1n38
Moon1837'54"14s00
Mercury206'15"8n55
Venus529'57"r9n51
Mars1025'33"15n14
Jupiter203' 4"r6s23
Saturn2739'44"22s05
Uranus2317'37"8n32
Neptune1232'40"7s38
Pluto1913' 2"21s10
TrueNode36'52"10n22
Chiron2516'14"1n35
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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