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    26-Jun-2016, 06:33 UT/GMT
    Sun55' 7"23n20
    Moon1551'48"5s37
    Mercury2224'41"22n53
    Venus1023'10"23n45
    Mars239'11"r21s00
    Jupiter1627'24"6n28
    Saturn1129'14"r20s25
    Uranus243'19"8n46
    Neptune1159'57"r7s51
    Pluto1629'38"r21s02
    TrueNode1514'42"5n49
    Chiron2514'58"2n02
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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
26-Jun-2016, 06:33 UT/GMT
Sun55' 7"23n20
Moon1551'48"5s37
Mercury2224'41"22n53
Venus1023'10"23n45
Mars239'11"r21s00
Jupiter1627'24"6n28
Saturn1129'14"r20s25
Uranus243'19"8n46
Neptune1159'57"r7s51
Pluto1629'38"r21s02
TrueNode1514'42"5n49
Chiron2514'58"2n02
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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