Benigno Aquino Jr.
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Benigno's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Benigno Aquino, Jr. comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Benigno Aquino, 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 Benigno Aquino, Jr." may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Benigno a little better. This page describes the disguise Aquino wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Benigno Aquino, Jr. likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. He is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. He is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Aquino must have something of his own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that he can develop and manage according to his own will and vision. Whatever Benigno does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Benigno Aquino, Jr. also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats him in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Aquino will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Benigno dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Aquino admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Benigno Aquino, Jr. befriends someone, Aquino is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. He is very giving and generous, but his gifts are never anonymous - Benigno expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Benigno Aquino, Jr. often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as himself, for he does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If he is not in the leading role, he aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Benigno Aquino, Jr. has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Benigno always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Benigno Aquino, Jr. also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although he does not like others to realize just how important it is to him.
His outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. His own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Benigno more than anything else. Benigno Aquino, Jr. feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Benigno's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Benigno Aquino, Jr. also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Aquino needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
Benigno Aquino, Jr. appears to be liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual, or off the beaten track arouses his interest. Aquino infuses his environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Benigno Aquino, Jr. does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
He is a born leader and wants to be in power and control of his environment. Far-sighted and prudent, Benigno Aquino, Jr. has the ability to organize projects, and personal advancement and public success is likely to be his.
Benigno Aquino, Jr. tends to be somewhat inhibited and does not want to attract attention to him. He is likely to think that other people are more important than he is and prefers to live in seclusion.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Trine Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
Asc. Opposition Saturn/N. Node