“ .. A te, Weight scale, I entrust the mission of serving your neighbor so that man can remember his duties towards others, so that he can learn to cooperate and evaluate the negative side of his actions. Your place will be wherever there is discord and to reward you for your efforts I will give you the gift of Love ".
Libra is a cardinal sign – con energia Yang
Second sign of the Air element in which relational potential is developing. Libra has the task of recognizing each other and finding meeting points at the level of interests, of values and feelings in order to increase the relationship of exchange on several levels.
Primary domicile of Venus - personal value - affectivity - evaluation - self-esteem - relational skills - relationship principle based on choice and exchange - love for the beauty of form – sharing - balance - harmony - elective affinities - refinement - pleasure - ideal of perfection.
Exaltation of Uranus - capacity for cooperation - for individuation - acceptance of diversity - mediation - negotiation.
Second domicile of X - female principle - capacity for encounter and reproduction - nourishment - creative union.
It is the third sign of the cross of the Cardinal signs whose purpose is to lead the individual gradually towards greater autonomy. Libra indicates the ability to perceive oneself as a separate and complete individual, for this reason able to exchange and interact with another complete and separate individual.
It is the sign of the relationship and the ability to cooperate with other people; hence the symbolism of "society". It is a sign that loves harmony within and, Consequently, research also externally. Its qualities are taste, aesthetic and ethical sense, ideals of justice and equity. Libra cannot ignore ethics, this is why it is a rigorous sign, aloof, constantly looking for a sense of balance between the parties.
The legal professions are also linked to it, where there is obviously the ability to mediate between people to find balance and harmony. The "consulting" professions are also important for Libra: in short words, Libra cares about relationships between humans and, in particular, those that exist between two people.
It is from Libra that a real "social" sense can later be achieved: without the ability to "recognize the other" there will be no ability to negotiate and mediate, and therefore there will never be a civil coexistence as is required within a society.