J. Craig Venter
Though Venter may seem breezy, independent and freedom loving (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is in fact not completely happy without a partner. He enjoys being on the move and exploring new territory, but wants a traveling companion! Venter yearns for fulfilling, yet non-restricting relationships.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. J. Craig Venter instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Craig does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Venter since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Venter will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to J. Craig Venter, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
J. Craig Venter invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. J. Craig Venter seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Venter perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. J. Craig Venter appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If J. Craig Venter fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Craig. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
J. Craig Venter also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Venter dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Venter. J. Craig Venter has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. J. Craig Venter may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Venter, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. J. Craig Venter craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. J. Craig Venter possesses inventive and creative genius.
He is creative and talented, but must develop self-discipline to channel his energies productively. J. Craig Venter may feel that everything is going to be all right, that he cannot lose and may take risks by gambling or speculating, which could result in disappointments.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 10th house
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune