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    30-Jun-2015, 17:02 UT/GMT
    Sun8Cancer35'58"23n09
    Moon20Sagittarius48'21"18s16
    Mercury17Gemini24'29"20n31
    Venus21Leo12'25"14n59
    Mars4Cancer7'56"24n07
    Jupiter21Leo30'37"15n09
    Saturn29Scorpio6'10"r17s54
    Uranus20Aries14' 6"7n19
    Neptune9Pisces43'41"r8s39
    Pluto14Capricorn24'36"r20s40
    TrueNode5Libra16'31"r2s06
    Chiron21Pisces32'17"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
30-Jun-2015, 17:02 UT/GMT
Sun8Cancer35'58"23n09
Moon20Sagittarius48'21"18s16
Mercury17Gemini24'29"20n31
Venus21Leo12'25"14n59
Mars4Cancer7'56"24n07
Jupiter21Leo30'37"15n09
Saturn29Scorpio6'10"r17s54
Uranus20Aries14' 6"7n19
Neptune9Pisces43'41"r8s39
Pluto14Capricorn24'36"r20s40
TrueNode5Libra16'31"r2s06
Chiron21Pisces32'17"r0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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