drive and ambition
Copland is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Aaron Copland has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Aaron finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Aaron Copland always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Aaron Copland plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Aaron loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Aaron Copland tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Aaron is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Aaron Copland becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is often very difficult for Aaron. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Aaron Copland lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. On the positive side, Copland can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for himself.
However, Aaron Copland denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Unlike some who have hopes and fantasies, Copland is a person who tries to live out these dreams, no matter how impractical or fantastic they may seem. Aaron Copland has a quixotic, idealistic streak. He may be more inspired to work for a higher cause than simply for his own personal achievement.
Copland impresses others with his strong individuality and his powerful personality. Aaron Copland puts all of his energy into getting ahead and attaining his ambitions and feels no desire to demonstrate his abilities to anyone, but his work is likely to be noticed.
His ambition and/or role in life involve communication, conveying messages, writing or speaking, languages, or being an intermediary. Sometimes Aaron Copland may feel that he has to work harder than others to get the word out or receive public recognition. "Work smarter, not harder" should be his motto.
Copland is intensely competitive and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy on the road toward meeting his objectives. Aaron Copland may be drawn to activities that are dangerous - in the line of fire, so to speak. He puts himself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be his downfall.
Achieving his ambitions and long-range goals will require much stamina and self-reliance as well as a clearly defined strategy. Numerous setbacks, obstructions or delays can also be expected. A father figure, mentor or authority in Copland's life may withdraw support at a crucial time. However, this will not stop Aaron Copland and may ultimately be a blessing in disguise.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Sextile Neptune
Mars Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Opposition MC
Mars Square MC
Saturn Quincunx MC