Desi Arnaz Jr.
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Desi's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Desi Arnaz, Jr. comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Desi Arnaz, 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 Desi Arnaz, Jr." may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Desi a little better. This page describes the disguise Arnaz 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 Desi Arnaz, Jr. 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. Arnaz 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 Desi'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, Desi Arnaz, Jr. 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. Desi Arnaz, Jr. 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, Desi Arnaz, Jr. is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Arnaz probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Arnaz's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Desi Arnaz, Jr. as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Desi 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.
Desi Arnaz, Jr. is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Desi Arnaz, Jr. is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Desi Arnaz, Jr. 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 Arnaz's work or outside social activities.
He may be seen as the wild card, the unpredictable or kooky one, because occasionally Desi Arnaz, Jr. does surprising things that are either totally out of character or are actually intended to shock people. There is an erratic quality or rebelliousness that comes across at odd moments. It seems to be Desi's role to shake things up a bit and he may not be entirely comfortable with this himself.
He is discrete, tactful and adaptable, and has the ability to create a beautiful environment. Desi Arnaz, Jr. has a knack for entertaining people and appreciates pleasing manners and proper behavior when he is with others.
He is intellectually alive, curious and willing to learn. Desi Arnaz, Jr. is intellectually competitive, fond of debating with others and may have some stormy proceedings. Desi presents his position skillfully, defends it ably and finds satisfaction in doing so.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/Mars