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    30-May-2017, 11:36 UT/GMT
    Sun915' 5"21n50
    Moon1345' 9"15n32
    Mercury1725'32"14n34
    Venus2328'54"7n13
    Mars2632'17"24n15
    Jupiter1322'10"r3s57
    Saturn2539'26"r22s00
    Uranus2655'43"9n51
    Neptune1411'10"7s03
    Pluto191'45"r21s16
    TrueNode2735'47"r12n18
    Chiron2825'31"2n53
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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
30-May-2017, 11:36 UT/GMT
Sun915' 5"21n50
Moon1345' 9"15n32
Mercury1725'32"14n34
Venus2328'54"7n13
Mars2632'17"24n15
Jupiter1322'10"r3s57
Saturn2539'26"r22s00
Uranus2655'43"9n51
Neptune1411'10"7s03
Pluto191'45"r21s16
TrueNode2735'47"r12n18
Chiron2825'31"2n53
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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