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    4-Jul-2015, 20:24 UT/GMT
    Sun12Cancer32'43"22n51
    Moon19Aquarius11'51"11s39
    Mercury23Gemini23'19"21n46
    Venus23Leo52'36"13n36
    Mars6Cancer54' 9"24n02
    Jupiter22Leo17'14"14n54
    Saturn28Scorpio54'48"r17s53
    Uranus20Aries18'50"7n21
    Neptune9Pisces41' 3"r8s40
    Pluto14Capricorn18'27"r20s41
    TrueNode4Libra33'43"r1s49
    Chiron21Pisces30'28"r0n55
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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
4-Jul-2015, 20:24 UT/GMT
Sun12Cancer32'43"22n51
Moon19Aquarius11'51"11s39
Mercury23Gemini23'19"21n46
Venus23Leo52'36"13n36
Mars6Cancer54' 9"24n02
Jupiter22Leo17'14"14n54
Saturn28Scorpio54'48"r17s53
Uranus20Aries18'50"7n21
Neptune9Pisces41' 3"r8s40
Pluto14Capricorn18'27"r20s41
TrueNode4Libra33'43"r1s49
Chiron21Pisces30'28"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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