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The Four Elements and Jung
When making a comparison between Western astrology and C.G. Jung's brand of depth psychology - we naturally begin with the similarities between Western astrology's 4 elements (Fire, Earth, Air, and Water) and Jung's 4 psychological types or functions (Intuitive, Sensation, Thinking, and Feeling).
The 4 elements of astrology and the 4 psychological types are foundational cornerstones in each of the respective systems.
Oddly enough - in spite of being foundational cornerstones in both systems - neither tends to get much "press," treatment, and/or general attention. Perhaps, it's because these concepts are not as "sexy" or exciting as certain other more interesting concepts involved in Western astrology and Jungian psychology. I don't know…
of the Psyche
on Jung's Types
"Ares is, however, the 'assigner,' who extends the particular nature to each species and gives individual form. Of this kind is Aries, so that when one thinks of a wolf, a wolf appears. This world is like the creatures composed of the four elements. From the elements arise things which are in no way like their origins, but none the less Ares bears them all in himself." CG Jung CW 13, p 40