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    Sun10Taurus0'57"14n49
    Moon7Aquarius25'29"15s00
    Mercury23Taurus32'11"r20n50
    Venus29Aries53'15"10n14
    Mars7Sagittarius56'14"r21s40
    Jupiter13Virgo23'48"r7n49
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    Uranus21Aries34'59"7n52
    Neptune11Pisces30' 5"8s00
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    Chiron23Pisces48'51"1n20
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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
29-Apr-2016, 22:24 UT/GMT
Sun10Taurus0'57"14n49
Moon7Aquarius25'29"15s00
Mercury23Taurus32'11"r20n50
Venus29Aries53'15"10n14
Mars7Sagittarius56'14"r21s40
Jupiter13Virgo23'48"r7n49
Saturn15Sagittarius24'47"r20s51
Uranus21Aries34'59"7n52
Neptune11Pisces30' 5"8s00
Pluto17Capricorn27' 7"r20s51
TrueNode20Virgo29'15"r3n46
Chiron23Pisces48'51"1n20
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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