Although he has lofty ideals and is high-minded in many ways (as mentioned in the previous chapter), there is a side of Eric Cantona that is sly, funny, and really cannot take anything too seriously. His sense of humor saves Cantona from becoming overly earnest about himself or the things he believes in.
Eric Cantona is, in many ways, an eternal child. His mind is bright, alert, curious, flexible, playful and always eager for new experiences - and his attention span is often quite brief. Cantona grasps ideas quickly and once his initial curiosity has been satisfied, he is ready to move on. Eric Cantona craves frequent change and variety, as well as new situations and people.
It may be hard for Eric Cantona to decide just where his talents and true vocation lie, for he has a multitude of interests and is loathe limiting himself by concentrating on just one. He is easily distracted by all of the other fascinating possibilities. His curiosity and restlessness propel Eric toward many different experiences in life, and he is willing to taste or try anything once. Doing the same thing over and over again, even if it is something he does well, is tantamount to drudgery for Cantona.
Eric Cantona lives in his head a great deal - reading, observing, thinking, spinning ideas around - and he needs mental stimulation every bit as much as he needs food and drink. In fact, if Eric had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, he would very likely choose the former. Eric Cantona has a creative mind and he often lives by his wits.
He is also a very social creature, with a strong need to communicate and interact with people. He enjoys using and playing with words and has a real flair for getting his ideas across in a clever, interesting, articulate manner. Writing and/or speaking are areas he has talent for.
Eric Cantona also has a rather lighthearted and mischievous sense of humor, and often does not take anything too seriously. Though he craves emotional involvement, it is hard for Eric Cantona to achieve it, for he is frequently unwilling to commit himself to anything, to take responsibility or to limit his personal freedom and mobility.
His happiness lies in using his creativity and language skills to communicate something meaningful, teach, inspire, or bring people together. Eric has an unbiased mind and can usually offer a fresh, clear, uncluttered perspective. His faults are his lack of constancy and persistence, and his tendency to overlook or ignore deep emotional issues and other people's feelings.
He is a private person and inclined to withdraw in very public and impersonal social settings. Eric Cantona prefers to work at home or in a very personal small business.
Cantona invests a lot of his creative energy into his home, family relationships, and inner life.
Eric Cantona tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Eric Cantona has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
He is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Eric Cantona has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Eric Cantona has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aquarius and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 4th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Mars