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    28-Mar-2017, 11:30 UT/GMT
    Sun758'29"3n10
    Moon1246' 3"1n59
    Mercury264'39"11n51
    Venus33'31"r8n32
    Mars1312'38"16n08
    Jupiter1934'31"r6s12
    Saturn2743'54"22s05
    Uranus2330'36"8n36
    Neptune1241' 0"7s35
    Pluto1915'57"21s09
    TrueNode31'16"r10n24
    Chiron2530'12"1n40
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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
28-Mar-2017, 11:30 UT/GMT
Sun758'29"3n10
Moon1246' 3"1n59
Mercury264'39"11n51
Venus33'31"r8n32
Mars1312'38"16n08
Jupiter1934'31"r6s12
Saturn2743'54"22s05
Uranus2330'36"8n36
Neptune1241' 0"7s35
Pluto1915'57"21s09
TrueNode31'16"r10n24
Chiron2530'12"1n40
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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