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    30-Mar-2017, 16:56 UT/GMT
    Sun1010'33"4n02
    Moon1526'30"11n44
    Mercury2852'40"13n14
    Venus144'48"r7n44
    Mars1447'18"16n38
    Jupiter1917'53"r6s05
    Saturn2745'35"22s05
    Uranus2338' 4"8n39
    Neptune1245'39"7s34
    Pluto1917'24"21s09
    TrueNode249'19"r10n28
    Chiron2538' 4"1n43
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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-Mar-2017, 16:56 UT/GMT
Sun1010'33"4n02
Moon1526'30"11n44
Mercury2852'40"13n14
Venus144'48"r7n44
Mars1447'18"16n38
Jupiter1917'53"r6s05
Saturn2745'35"22s05
Uranus2338' 4"8n39
Neptune1245'39"7s34
Pluto1917'24"21s09
TrueNode249'19"r10n28
Chiron2538' 4"1n43
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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