drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and somewhat of a pacifist. Alda will give something up rather than fight for it. He may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for he does not have a powerful ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best or being on top does not mean much to Alan Alda, and he can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that he believes in. Alan Alda is gentle and impressionable and is motivated by less mundane and less tangible things than most other people. He may have difficulty formulating clear, definite personal goals and making his way in the world. Alan has many dreams, high ideals and a strong mystical or religious impulse. Alan Alda also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. Alan Alda has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order to build strength and stamina.
Alan Alda often buys things on impulse and he can be reckless with his material resources and money. Alan has certain possessions that he is extremely attached to and possessive of.
He is very serious about attaining his goals and feels that keeping his nose to the grindstone is the only way to do it. It is by working hard, keeping up his efforts and focusing on a single objective that Alan Alda achieves his aims in life. Alan exercises great self-control, even self-denial, in order to accomplish what he desires. He meets obstacles stoically and struggles patiently through difficult circumstances. Alan Alda feels that he must rely on himself alone and that he must shoulder all of the responsibility. He can be a harsh disciplinarian, expecting far too much of himself and others. Alan often holds himself back, doubting his own power and ability. He may feel that he meets great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative, which is very frustrating to Alda. However, Alan Alda has the power to endure and a dogged determination to overcome all obstacles.
Alan Alda has a strong need to gain power and he tends to dominate or manipulate other people. But in his push for success, power struggles could also thwart Alda's efforts and he could become the victim of someone else having control over him.
In some ways Alan Alda may feels that he has little choice about his role in society. He is compelled either by unusual outer circumstances or by an inner drive, to bring things which may be dark, difficult, or taboo, into public awareness. Alan delves into the hidden side of life, things which may have been purposefully concealed or repressed, and brings these things to light. Alan Alda could come into direct conflict with the authorities or powers-that-be as a result. He is apt to have extraordinary ambitions, and could also become overly zealous and fanatical.
His career is apt to involve beauty, adornment, the arts, or entertainment. His personal charm and appeal are significant factors in his profession, as well. Alan Alda is very good at selling and promoting - whether it is himself, or his product or company.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 2nd house
Mars Conjunct Saturn
Mars Opposition Pluto/MC
Pluto Square MC
Venus Sextile MC