Arthur Hornblow Jr.
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Arthur's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Arthur Hornblow, Jr. comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Arthur Hornblow, Jr. - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Arthur Hornblow, Jr." may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Arthur a little better. This page describes the disguise Hornblow wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Arthur Hornblow, Jr. appears gentle and soft, and he acts rather reserved with others until he knows them well and feels it is safe to be open with them. Arthur has a strong need for emotional security and a sense of belonging, and is deeply attached to the past: his heritage, roots, family, cherished friends, familiar places, etc. Making radical changes or moves away from what is familiar and safe can be very painful and difficult for him. Hornblow tends to cling to people, memories and possessions of personal or sentimental significance. Having a home, a safe haven, is very important to Hornblow.
Hornblow approaches life emotionally and subjectively and he is sensitive to the emotional atmosphere, the subtle undercurrents of feeling in and around him. Instinctive and non-rational, Arthur Hornblow, Jr. is often unable to give a clear, simple explanation for his actions. Something either feels right, or it does not.
His emotions and personal loyalties tend to color Arthur's thoughts and opinions. He views life from a very personal perspective and often cannot mentally detach himself from his own personal bias and prejudices. He is apt to be concerned primarily with how something affects him and those dear and close to him, rather than with the principle or the broader social implications. For instance, he may be very patriotic and feel that whatever "my country" does is right without really knowing much about the other nation's policies or point of view. Simply put: if it is good for Arthur and his near and dear ones, then it is good. If it is not good for him and his near and dear ones, it is no good.
He is tenaciously loyal, protective, and supportive of those he cares about, and has a very strong nurturing, paternal nature. Arthur Hornblow, Jr. empathizes with others and intuitively senses the feelings and needs of other people. Compassionate and sympathetic, he is easily moved by others' pain, and Arthur Hornblow, Jr. is often the one that others seek out when they need comfort, reassurance, or help.
His moods fluctuate and change frequently and he is sometimes open and sometimes withdrawn emotionally. Arthur Hornblow, Jr. communicates nonverbally and appreciates a person who can pick up subtle cues and hints, rather than having to make everything explicit.
Arthur never forgets either kindness or unkindness shown to him.
He may come across as a bit scattered, nervous or restless, as if unable to sit still. Arthur Hornblow, Jr. seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. Arthur tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind soothing.
Arthur Hornblow, Jr. comes across as contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. He watches his step, and frequently withdraws if his environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Hornblow may seem much more conservative than he actually is. Arthur is wary of committing social blunders and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As he matures, Arthur Hornblow, Jr.'s confidence is likely to grow because he will learn to depend more on his own self-assessment..
Arthur has an appealing physical appearance, which - along with his winning ways - is likely to make him a favorite in his immediate environment. Arthur Hornblow, Jr. is the "easy" one, and he knows how to please others. However, Hornblow must not take his personal charm for granted, because he may also come across as vain or too needy for approval.
Arthur Hornblow, Jr. comes across as liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual or off the beaten track arouses his interest. Hornblow infuses his environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Arthur Hornblow, Jr. does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Square Asc.
Saturn Square Asc.
Venus Trine Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.