approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Ayrton's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Ayrton Senna comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Ayrton Senna - 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 Ayrton Senna" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Ayrton a little better. This page describes the disguise Senna wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Forward-looking and progressive, he is a person who supports change, innovation, and human advancement, and Ayrton Senna is often strongly committed to a humanitarian cause or social improvement. He is extremely aware of the interrelations between all people, and is always projecting personal issues unto a greater whole. Senna sees the political or social ramifications of personal actions, and he wishes to contribute something of value to the world, or at least to his community or group.
The ideals of equality, fairness, human rights, brotherhood, and social justice color Ayrton's whole outlook and approach to life. He is truly interested in the good of the whole and not only his own personal well-being.
Sometimes he may overlook or ignore his own and others' personal needs, desires, and feelings, especially if they do not conform to his ideals of how one should feel or act. Though he has little patience for conservative narrow-mindedness, Ayrton Senna himself is sometimes dogmatic about his beliefs and ideologies.
He is attracted to the avant-garde, the latest advances in human thought and development, and he is eclectic and cosmopolitan in his tastes. He may consider himself a "global citizen" rather than claiming a narrow, limited identification based on nationality, race, familial heritage, etc. Ayrton Senna is strongly influenced by his peer group and the flavor of the times in which he grew up, more so than by parental or family influences. He is involved and active in groups, community efforts, as well as cultural and progressive movements.
On a personal level, Ayrton Senna is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Senna probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Senna's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Ayrton Senna as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Ayrton does not often show his emotions, and may be unsure about how to respond to others' emotional expression, for he tends to be very rational.
Ayrton Senna is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Ayrton Senna is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Ayrton Senna needs to have a life outside of the personal, domestic sphere and to be involved with people on a broader scale. The nurturing of family ties, and close, deep, personal relationships may take a back seat to Senna's work or outside social activities.
Ayrton Senna is extremely sensitive to all the impressions and energies around him and at times can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for him, as Ayrton Senna tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever he is with. He may have the chameleon's trait of appearing to become the people or person he is with the most.
Others are attracted to Senna because of his light-hearted, cheerful and optimistic personality. Ayrton Senna is very charming and is likely to give frequent compliments. He is very affectionate toward others and has a need to be in active relationships with people.
He is able to control his feelings and conduct himself in a very proper manner. Because of his inner shyness, Ayrton Senna tends to separate himself from others and gives the impression that he does not want to be talked to.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Square Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Moon/Venus
Asc. Conjunct Venus/Saturn