Although Alec Baldwin appears gentle and soft, and he is sympathetic towards other people (as explained in the previous chapter), he is also a "warrior". Baldwin sometimes feels torn between these two aspects of his: the sensitive, tender-hearted, home-loving side, and the assertive, competitive, risk-taking side. Often people who first meet Alec Baldwin think that he is a "softy", but later find out that he is a person with a strong will and aggressive in pursuing his goals.
He is a person who thrives on challenge, and he often feels that he must battle your way through life, depending upon no one and nothing but his own strength, intelligence, and courage. Alec Baldwin believes in being totally honest, true to oneself and one's own vision and convictions, even if that means standing alone. Honesty, integrity, personal honor, and authenticity are Baldwin's gods, and he has no sympathy for weakness of character in others.
Alec Baldwin craves the freedom to do things in his own way, and he works very well independently. Cooperating with others or carrying out another's will is not his style. Alec likes to be the chief - or to go it alone.
Alec Baldwin loves action and if others are settling down into a nice, comfortable little rut, then he is always ready to stir things up, do something new, make changes, and bring in some fresh blood. Routine and sameness are like death to him. He is not afraid of trying something that's never been done before, and even though he may be seen as a fool sometimes, Alec Baldwin also discovers, invents, and initiates things that others will later emulate. Taking risks and following his own star are the breath of life for Baldwin, and he wilts (or get very frustrated and angry) if he cannot do this.
He is spontaneous, impulsive, direct, enthusiastic, and assertive. Alec Baldwin believes in the power of positive thinking and positive action, and he thinks of his as a strong person - even invincible. Alec Baldwin hates being ill or in any way in a position of dependency. Accepting his own human limitations and emotional needs is often difficult for him.
He is basically aggressive in his attitudes and has less facility in the receptive arts of relating to others, picking up subtle messages and nuances, listening, nurturing, and harmonizing. Often he is so fired up about his own projects or goals that he inadvertently runs over or ignores other people's feelings and interests. Being receptive and appreciative of others' contributions, ideas, and feelings would go a long way in improving Baldwin's relationships. His impatience to get on with things causes Alec Baldwin to be rather insensitive, and to therefore alienate others unnecessarily. He also frequently tries to accomplish his ends by using anger or some version of a temper tantrum. Alec Baldwin would gain much by learning to slow down, relax, and just let things be sometimes, but his energetic, restless nature rarely allows Alec Baldwin to do this.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world are very attractive to Baldwin.
Alec Baldwin has a philosophical turn of mind and is concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting the overview of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Baldwin can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. His dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and he sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Alec Baldwin enjoys fine health as well.
He is well aware of his limitations and has a strong desire to go his own way in life. There is a note of gravity to Alec's personality and he appears somewhat somber. It is not easy for Alec Baldwin to relax and enjoy and he prefers to work in seclusion.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Aries
Sun in Aries
Sun in 9th house
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun Opposition Saturn/Asc.