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    25-Apr-2017, 21:28 UT/GMT
    Sun551' 7"13n28
    Moon2713'22"6n34
    Mercury2635'39"r10n20
    Venus2855'31"1n36
    Mars34'42"21n22
    Jupiter161'26"r4s52
    Saturn2728'56"r22s03
    Uranus257'33"9n12
    Neptune1333'50"7s16
    Pluto1923'29"r21s10
    TrueNode115'23"r11n02
    Chiron274'11"2n18
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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
25-Apr-2017, 21:28 UT/GMT
Sun551' 7"13n28
Moon2713'22"6n34
Mercury2635'39"r10n20
Venus2855'31"1n36
Mars34'42"21n22
Jupiter161'26"r4s52
Saturn2728'56"r22s03
Uranus257'33"9n12
Neptune1333'50"7s16
Pluto1923'29"r21s10
TrueNode115'23"r11n02
Chiron274'11"2n18
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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