George S. Barnes
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of George's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way George S. Barnes comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner George S. Barnes - 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 George S. Barnes" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know George a little better. This page describes the disguise Barnes wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, he is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, George S. Barnes frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. He is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Barnes, and he tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. He is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
He is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning his moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. He is willing to work long and persistently for what he wants and he often does things the hard way. George does not expect others to take care of him and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. He is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about his approach. He is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with his duties to others and how he comes across socially - his "rank" so to speak.
To others George S. Barnes seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. George dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display his feelings, especially the more tender ones. Barnes likes to always appear poised and in control; and he hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in his armor.
George S. Barnes respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and he feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Barnes' guide in life, and he in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which he likes to impart to younger people.
George S. Barnes has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to his personality. He expects much from himself and may not give himself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
He also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve his money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. George S. Barnes spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in him. George exercises great self-discipline and self-control and he can "do without" very well. His tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though he may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Barnes shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
George S. Barnes comes across as contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. He watches his step, and frequently withdraws if his environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Barnes may seem much more conservative than he actually is. George is wary of committing social blunders and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As he matures, George S. Barnes' confidence is likely to grow because he will learn to depend more on his own self-assessment..
George S. Barnes appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition to assess people, others sense that Barnes understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time George S. Barnes really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
George has an appealing physical appearance, which - along with his winning ways - is likely to make him a favorite in his immediate environment. George S. Barnes is the "easy" one, and he knows how to please others. However, Barnes must not take his personal charm for granted, because he may also come across as vain or too needy for approval.
There is a receptive, elusive quality to George's personality. Barnes can be difficult to pin down, difficult to know, something of a mystery. At times George S. Barnes may feel frustrated because he feels that he is not being perceived very clearly, that he does not make a powerful impression, that he is easily overlooked or discounted. If he does not wish to be "invisible", Barnes must make some effort to define and clarify - both for himself and for the rest of the world - who George S. Barnes is. On the other hand, George S. Barnes may purposely create illusions about himself with the intent to deceive - or entertain - others.
There is a certain depth and intensity about George that may be threatening to others. No matter how gentle or unassuming George S. Barnes may be on the surface, he is also a force to be reckoned with. George has causes, passions or desires that drive him and when one of these is aroused Barnes is quite zealous in his pursuit or defense of it.
George S. Barnes has a big heart, is generous with his affections, and has a strong desire to take care of everyone around him. It is easy for Barnes to establish personal contacts and relationships because of his ability to fully understand others.
George S. Barnes has a kind and loving nature and he radiates friendliness and warmth wherever he goes. Because of his obliging and cordial manner, Barnes is likely to have many harmonious relationships with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Square Asc.
Moon Trine Asc.
Venus Trine Asc.
Neptune Quincunx Asc.
Pluto Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/N. Node
Asc. Opposition Venus/N. Node