approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Berry's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Berry Gordy comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Berry Gordy - 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 Berry Gordy" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Berry a little better. This page describes the disguise Gordy 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 Berry Gordy 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. Gordy 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 Berry'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, Berry Gordy 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. Berry Gordy 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, Berry Gordy is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Gordy probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Gordy's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Berry Gordy as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Berry 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.
Berry Gordy is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Berry Gordy is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Berry Gordy 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 Gordy's work or outside social activities.
His emotional responses, feelings and prejudices come across to others quite clearly and Berry Gordy could come across as rather moody and fickle. On the other hand, he is not impersonal or removed, so people are drawn to confide in him. At times Gordy may wish he were not so easy to read.
Berry Gordy comes across as tolerant, broad-minded, and well educated or as a seasoned traveler. He radiates a certain distinction, even nobility. Gordy is apt to have a significant, beneficial impact on the people he encounters, without even realizing it.
Berry Gordy can get by in life almost on his personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Berry that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually he appears confident and clear about who he is, and it is very difficult not to notice him or feel his influence when Gordy is around.
Berry Gordy comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him and cannot resist commenting about them.
Gordy also needs to be busy and active and he moves quickly. Berry Gordy also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
He is assertive and bold. Berry Gordy is willing to be the first person to speak up and make his position known, and to strike out on his own if necessary. Berry generally gets along better with men than with women because his approach is quite direct and sometimes tactless and insensitive as well. He can be a bit too forceful. However, Berry Gordy's boldness is his calling card, and most people feel that he can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
Berry Gordy comes across as unusual, highly independent, and free spirited. There is a touch of brilliance and creative genius in his demeanor. He is also restless and easily distracted, and tends to fly from one thing to another, which may leave the impression that Gordy is unreliable.
Berry Gordy has a big heart, is generous with his affections, and has a strong desire to take care of everyone around him. It is easy for Gordy to establish personal contacts and relationships because of his ability to fully understand others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Square Asc.
Jupiter Trine Asc.
Sun Sextile Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Mars Sextile Asc.
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/N. Node