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    2-Sep-2015, 19:57 UT/GMT
    Sun10Virgo1'50"7n48
    Moon6Taurus35'39"10n49
    Mercury7Libra1'53"4s47
    Venus14Leo38' 9"r9n19
    Mars15Leo56'56"17n09
    Jupiter4Virgo51'14"10n33
    Saturn29Scorpio4'47"18s09
    Uranus19Aries56' 5"r7n11
    Neptune8Pisces21'33"r9s11
    Pluto13Capricorn5'54"r20s56
    TrueNode1Libra6'57"0n27
    Chiron19Pisces38'54"r0n17
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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
2-Sep-2015, 19:57 UT/GMT
Sun10Virgo1'50"7n48
Moon6Taurus35'39"10n49
Mercury7Libra1'53"4s47
Venus14Leo38' 9"r9n19
Mars15Leo56'56"17n09
Jupiter4Virgo51'14"10n33
Saturn29Scorpio4'47"18s09
Uranus19Aries56' 5"r7n11
Neptune8Pisces21'33"r9s11
Pluto13Capricorn5'54"r20s56
TrueNode1Libra6'57"0n27
Chiron19Pisces38'54"r0n17
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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