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    Sun15Taurus10' 6"16n23
    Moon22Aries51'51"6n20
    Mercury21Taurus53'10"r19n19
    Venus6Taurus25'43"12n35
    Mars6Sagittarius55'57"r21s45
    Jupiter13Virgo17' 0"r7n51
    Saturn15Sagittarius6'59"r20s48
    Uranus21Aries52'18"7n58
    Neptune11Pisces37' 5"7s58
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    TrueNode20Virgo26'38"r3n47
    Chiron24Pisces2'59"1n26
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Earth - Sensation Type

Jungs sensation type represents one of the two irrational modes of perception. "Irrational" is not used in a depreciative sense here - which is what one is tempted to do in our thought-driven time. It simply means that this function does not judge things. He comes to an understanding using his senses. He relies on that which he can see, hear, touch, taste and smell. One could call him the realist among the types who is completely down to earth.

In astrology the sensation function is represented by the earth signs Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn. They are concerned with what is "real" or concrete. They "grasp" things, in the true sense of the word. The earth person picks up the stimuli of his environment and categorises them. He is practical and sober. The material and physical are his domains. This is where he is strong and has a good sense of what is practicable and appropriate.

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The earth type may rely on his senses without even asking whether it "makes sense". He is less open to the dimension of meaning than his opposite, the intuitive type. An example: The two of them walk through the woods together. While the intuitive person appreciates the symbolic power of mother nature, the earth type will measure the trees, maybe considering their value for building furniture.

A person who can only see material things easily loses his connection with the whole. Asked about the meaning of life, he might just shrug his shoulders. Surrounded by things, he does not think about their meaning. Therefore, he is fascinated - positively or negatively - by people of the intuitive type. In order not to waste away mentally or spiritually, he needs to expand his view of reality by adding the dimension of meaning.

 

Current Planets
5-May-2016, 05:52 UT/GMT
Sun15Taurus10' 6"16n23
Moon22Aries51'51"6n20
Mercury21Taurus53'10"r19n19
Venus6Taurus25'43"12n35
Mars6Sagittarius55'57"r21s45
Jupiter13Virgo17' 0"r7n51
Saturn15Sagittarius6'59"r20s48
Uranus21Aries52'18"7n58
Neptune11Pisces37' 5"7s58
Pluto17Capricorn24'54"r20s52
TrueNode20Virgo26'38"r3n47
Chiron24Pisces2'59"1n26
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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