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(in vibration) always seeking the highest expression until it consumes all available fuel and falls back to ground. Water sinks (in vibration) seeking the lowest possible level, but once it’s found that level, the vibration begins to rise. Because Fire and Water can change vibrations and move up and down the map of consciousness, they relate to varying levels of Truth.
Horizontal Axis Polarities:
Fire & Air vs. Water & Earth
External (Fire & Air) vs. Internal (Water & Earth)
In this context, this axis relates to how we create. Fire and Air create externally.  ey send their ideas and intentions out into the Universe and all of the activity of creation happens outside. Water and Earth create internally.  ey take their ideas and intentions within, allowing them to grow and develop
before birthing them into the world.
Abstract (Fire & Air) vs. Concrete (Water & Earth)
Fire and Air are abstract.  ey are concerned with ideas, concepts, and
“Because Fire and Water can change vibrations and move up and down
the map of consciousness, they relate to varying levels of Truth.
Air and Earth explore reality: what exists within the limits of a particular level of consciousness.”
visions, and they are motivated by creative potential. Water and Earth are concrete.  ey are concerned with application, execution, and expression.  ey are motivated by creative outcome.
Thinking (Fire & Air) vs. Feeling (Water & Earth)
Fire and Air operate primarily by thinking.  ey make choices and express based on logic and reason.
Air and Earth tend to stay at the same vibration. Air moves horizontally, seeking to explore and map the terrain of a single level of consciousness, while Earth sits, unmoving, also at a single level of consciousness. Air and Earth explore reality: what exists within the limits of a particular level of consciousness.
 ey choose an appropriate action by consulting a set of external guidelines for behavior. Water and Earth operate primarily by feeling.  ey
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make choices and express based on an internal value system.
Conscious (Fire & Air) vs. Unconscious (Water & Earth)
Fire and Air are conscious; they are aware of their nature and of how and why they express.  ese elements have a voluntary quality of expression; they think before acting. Water and Earth are unconscious; they are unaware of their nature and  nd it di cult to explain or de ne their motivations.
 ese elements have an involuntary quality of expression; they act before thinking.














































































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