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Water and Air have the least in common.  ey both represent duality Air and Earth share the objective, because they express in relationship to others, but they occupy opposing impersonal, sequential qualities.
ends of both axes. Where Water is internal, concrete, unconscious, subjective, personal, and associative, Air is external, abstract, conscious, objective, impersonal, and sequential. Water and Air oppose each other, epitomizing the polarities of feeling (Water) vs. thinking (Air).
Qualities of Air
Planets in Air signs operate on the mental plane.  ey express through words, ideas, connection, and communication.  ey are the most objective and
abstract, and embody the energy of thinking.
Air moves horizontally across the surface. Planets in Air signs form connections, mapping out and
 ey both care about content and the immediate experience of reality, and they both create in a rigidly sequential manner. However, Air is conscious, expressive, external, and abstract, while Earth is unconscious, receptive, internal, and concrete. Planets in Air signs operate on the theoretical level where anything is possible, and  nd it very frustrating to deal with the practical, tangible, form-based considerations.
describing all that exists in the “little r” reality
of a speci c level of consciousness. Air understands reality in terms of relationships: between you and the physical world, between you and
other individuals, and between you and society.
“Air signs operate on the theoretical level where anything is possible,
and find it very frustrating to deal with the practical, tangible,
form-based considerations.”
Planets in Air are concerned with
impersonal, objective, conscious, external appearance.  ey are only interested in that which is above the surface and clearly visible. Given that Air de nes the mental plane, it’s not surprising that planets in Air signs are the most logical, abstract, and intellectually-oriented of all the elements.
Air and Fire share the expressive, conscious, abstract, external qualities.  ey both think rather than feel, and they both care more about appearance
than about essence. Air, however is objective, impersonal, and sequential, while Fire is subjective, personal, and associative. Planets in Air signs are uncomfortable with situations where they must rely on their personal,
subjective viewpoint, or where they must skip steps and jump to conclusions.
Air and Water have the least in common.  ey both represent duality because they express in relationship to others, but they occupy opposing ends of both axes.
Where Air is external, abstract, conscious, objective, impersonal, and sequential, Water is internal, concrete, unconscious, subjective, personal, and associative. Air and Water oppose each other,
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