challenges and difficulties
Carl has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Sagan.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Carl Sagan understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Carl Sagan is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
Sagan works quietly to get ahead, but may have to work harder than others to gain recognition for his efforts. Reserved and shy, Carl Sagan tends to build a wall between himself and others and he seems to be more receptive to older and mature people.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Carl Sagan instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Carl Sagan needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Carl Sagan's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Sagan's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Sagan's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Sagan's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Sagan's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Carl Sagan needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Sagan's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in his public life and career that Carl Sagan is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Sagan's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Carl Sagan achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Asc.
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 10th house