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    1-Feb-2015, 22:18 UT/GMT
    Sun12Aquarius43'54"16s59
    Moon20Cancer9'55"16n58
    Mercury7Aquarius26' 6"r14s54
    Venus6Pisces36' 2"10s29
    Mars16Pisces0'31"6s15
    Jupiter18Leo16'27"r16n15
    Saturn3Sagittarius33'52"18s55
    Uranus13Aries18'41"4n40
    Neptune6Pisces21'49"9s51
    Pluto14Capricorn14'48"20s34
    TrueNode11Libra52'10"r4s42
    Chiron15Pisces13'38"1s40
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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
1-Feb-2015, 22:18 UT/GMT
Sun12Aquarius43'54"16s59
Moon20Cancer9'55"16n58
Mercury7Aquarius26' 6"r14s54
Venus6Pisces36' 2"10s29
Mars16Pisces0'31"6s15
Jupiter18Leo16'27"r16n15
Saturn3Sagittarius33'52"18s55
Uranus13Aries18'41"4n40
Neptune6Pisces21'49"9s51
Pluto14Capricorn14'48"20s34
TrueNode11Libra52'10"r4s42
Chiron15Pisces13'38"1s40
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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