Here we will discuss characteristics and traits of Benny Goodman's generation. Of course, Benny may not share all of the characteristics of his generation, but he is greatly affected by the tone that is set by his generation.
The first topic focuses on the subconscious and emotional drive of this age group. In this section we will describe a deeply felt urge - and even compulsion - of Benny's age group. This deeply felt drive comes to the surface very forcefully, thereby leaving considerable upheaval and change in its wake. The second topic concerns the dreams, fantasies and spiritual aspirations of Benny's age group. The third and last topic describes what is new and different in his age group; it highlights areas in which Goodman's age group tends to be innovative, inventive and unusual, as well as where it may be unstable and unreliable.
The characteristics described below may affect a group of people for anywhere from a few years to about 30 years. There are one or more different astrological factors described in each of the three sections below.
The Subconscious and Emotional Drive of Benny Goodman's Age Group:
Benny Goodman is part of a 30-year group of people with a carefree attitude towards life. Their subconscious and emotional needs are not as great or as complex as those of other generations. They approach life in a more easygoing manner. They know how to have a good time and they do not take life as seriously as other generations do.
This is a curious and inquisitive bunch that loves puzzles and word games. Some members of Goodman's generation will follow these interests in great depth, and make spectacular breakthroughs in the areas of languages, mathematics and logic.
Their breakthroughs also highlight the importance of educational skills and their benefits, and Goodman's generation is highly motivated to improve educational standards and academic skills. A tremendous push is given to ensure literacy for all, foster adequate verbal and mathematical skills, and slow down the high school dropout rate. Needless to say, these are noble goals that all generations support, but this generation puts a much greater emphasis on these issues than other age groups do.
The generation following Benny Goodman's is far more emotional and personally sensitive than Goodman's group. Consequently, many of them are oblivious to the emotional support and tender nurturing that these children (who are likely to be members of this next generation) require.
The Ideals and Illusions of Benny Goodman's Age Group:
Benny Goodman is part of a 14-year group of people that are highly intuitive, emotional, and sentimental. His generation approaches religion with emotion and devotion, and is less concerned with specific dogmas and doctrines than other generations. This is an emotional and sentimental group that clings to its memories of precious moments.
What is New and Different in Benny Goodman's Age Group:
Benny Goodman is part of a 7-year group of people who are active in reforming businesses, governments, and other large social structures. A great deal of streamlining and reorganizing takes place, most of which will help to improve the well-being of people, the ultimate goal of these reforms. Benny's generation will promote various reforms that will vary in different nations. For example, some will increase socialization of public services and others will put more services in the hands of private industry. In either case, Goodman's generation strives for greater efficiency and a great deal of waste is eliminated from industry and government.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Pluto in Gemini
Neptune in Cancer
Uranus in Capricorn