Here we will discuss characteristics and traits of Brigham Young's generation. Of course, Brigham 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 Brigham'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 Brigham's age group. The third and last topic describes what is new and different in his age group; it highlights areas in which Young'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 Brigham Young's Age Group
Brigham Young is part of a 25-year group of people who are highly imaginative and intuitive. Brigham Young's age group has a deep, inner yearning for a more idyllic life, and their rich imagination dreams up many ways to attain these lofty goals. The yearning for a more perfect and beautiful world sometimes leads to feelings of frustration with the "real world". It is particularly difficult for those of Young's generation who experience difficult childhoods or lack the inner strength to adequately meet life's challenges; consequently, increased alcoholism and drug use can easily ensue.
Unique contributions to literature and music abound in his generation. Spiritual and religious aspirations are also common. Brigham's generation is driven by less tangible ideals than other generations. Spiritual aspirations, artistic inspirations, hopes and fantasies are the driving power behind Young's age group.
The Ideals and Illusions of Brigham Young's Age Group
Brigham Young is part of a 14-year group of people that have very intense psychic sensitivity and imagination. Brigham Young's age group is very attracted to the strange, the bizarre and the unusual. Their affinity for things macabre is reflected in much of the music, art, and fashions of Young's age group. Novels and movies with mystery and chilling suspense are also popular with Brigham Young's age group. Emotional depression, drug use, and suicide are likely to be relatively high in Brigham Young's age group. There is also a deep mystical sense, and Eastern religions and meditation are very attractive to his age group.
What is New and Different in Brigham Young's Age Group
Brigham Young is part of a 7-year group of people who employ their skills and creativity to promote a great deal of practical reform in education, medical care, and other social services. Their innovations are not radical or unusual, but they are usually effective.
Brigham's generation also boasts a curious mixture of both conservative, ethical people, and rebellious, disruptive people. There seems to be little middle ground for Young's age group, and he swings from one extreme to the other. The conservative people strive to reinstate strict moral standards, want to swiftly punish criminal behavior, and strive to highlight the importance of old-fashioned values in our lives, laws, and overall life style. On the other hand, the rebellious people of Young's generation are angry at the established way of doing things and act in a defiant, crude, and coarse manner.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Pluto in Pisces
Neptune in Scorpio
Uranus in Virgo