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    29-Mar-2017, 19:20 UT/GMT
    Sun917'11"3n41
    Moon210'10"8n02
    Mercury2748'13"12n42
    Venus215'59"r8n04
    Mars149' 3"16n26
    Jupiter1924'38"r6s08
    Saturn2744'58"22s05
    Uranus2335' 3"8n38
    Neptune1243'47"7s34
    Pluto1916'50"21s09
    TrueNode254'27"r10n26
    Chiron2534'54"1n42
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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
29-Mar-2017, 19:20 UT/GMT
Sun917'11"3n41
Moon210'10"8n02
Mercury2748'13"12n42
Venus215'59"r8n04
Mars149' 3"16n26
Jupiter1924'38"r6s08
Saturn2744'58"22s05
Uranus2335' 3"8n38
Neptune1243'47"7s34
Pluto1916'50"21s09
TrueNode254'27"r10n26
Chiron2534'54"1n42
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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