approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Freddie's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Freddie Mercury comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Freddie Mercury - 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 Freddie Mercury" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Freddie a little better. This page describes the disguise Mercury wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Freddie Mercury likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. He is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. He is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Mercury must have something of his own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that he can develop and manage according to his own will and vision. Whatever Freddie does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Freddie Mercury also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats him in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Mercury will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Freddie dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Mercury admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Freddie Mercury befriends someone, Mercury is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. He is very giving and generous, but his gifts are never anonymous - Freddie expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Freddie Mercury often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as himself, for he does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If he is not in the leading role, he aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Freddie Mercury has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Freddie always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Freddie Mercury also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although he does not like others to realize just how important it is to him.
His outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. His own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Freddie more than anything else. Freddie Mercury feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Freddie Mercury 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 Mercury is unreliable.
Freddie Mercury has a hypnotizing effect on people in his surroundings and others see him as someone with extraordinary capabilities. Freddie has a strong desire to mentally dominate his relationships, and with his ability to out-talk anyone, he can sway them to his opinions.
Freddie Mercury has a kind and loving nature and he radiates friendliness and warmth wherever he goes. Because of his obliging and cordial manner, Mercury is likely to have many harmonious relationships with others.
His pleasant and friendly disposition enables Freddie Mercury to embark on quick personal relationships with other people. He enjoys social functions and has a harmonious relationship to his environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/Pluto
Asc. Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node