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    12-Feb-2016, 21:28 UT/GMT
    Sun23Aquarius35'57"13s39
    Moon21Aries31'49"6n00
    Mercury28Capricorn42' 2"20s38
    Venus24Capricorn42'24"21s05
    Mars20Scorpio40'49"16s33
    Jupiter21Virgo16'51"r4n46
    Saturn14Sagittarius59'59"20s56
    Uranus17Aries32'47"6n19
    Neptune8Pisces53'32"8s58
    Pluto16Capricorn27'41"20s54
    TrueNode22Virgo1'25"3n10
    Chiron19Pisces24'27"0n22
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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
12-Feb-2016, 21:28 UT/GMT
Sun23Aquarius35'57"13s39
Moon21Aries31'49"6n00
Mercury28Capricorn42' 2"20s38
Venus24Capricorn42'24"21s05
Mars20Scorpio40'49"16s33
Jupiter21Virgo16'51"r4n46
Saturn14Sagittarius59'59"20s56
Uranus17Aries32'47"6n19
Neptune8Pisces53'32"8s58
Pluto16Capricorn27'41"20s54
TrueNode22Virgo1'25"3n10
Chiron19Pisces24'27"0n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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