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    2-Mar-2015, 21:50 UT/GMT
    Sun11Pisces59'23"7s04
    Moon11Leo7'28"13n07
    Mercury16Aquarius0' 9"16s58
    Venus12Aries21'40"4n19
    Mars8Aries21'10"2n53
    Jupiter14Leo38'51"r17n23
    Saturn4Sagittarius48'51"19s04
    Uranus14Aries33'11"5n09
    Neptune7Pisces26'37"9s27
    Pluto15Capricorn2' 1"20s30
    TrueNode10Libra14'29"r4s03
    Chiron16Pisces56'33"1s04
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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
2-Mar-2015, 21:50 UT/GMT
Sun11Pisces59'23"7s04
Moon11Leo7'28"13n07
Mercury16Aquarius0' 9"16s58
Venus12Aries21'40"4n19
Mars8Aries21'10"2n53
Jupiter14Leo38'51"r17n23
Saturn4Sagittarius48'51"19s04
Uranus14Aries33'11"5n09
Neptune7Pisces26'37"9s27
Pluto15Capricorn2' 1"20s30
TrueNode10Libra14'29"r4s03
Chiron16Pisces56'33"1s04
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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