approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Jack's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Jack Oakie comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Jack Oakie - 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 Jack Oakie" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Jack a little better. This page describes the disguise Oakie wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if he strongly disagrees with someone, Jack Oakie will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. He often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Jack has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Jack Oakie very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Oakie is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Jack Oakie will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Oakie's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
His need to create harmony extends to his physical environment and personal appearance as well. Jack Oakie appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. He does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From his home furnishings to his choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
He also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Oakie is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Jack possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to him and finding the right person to share his life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Jack Oakie - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Jack Oakie does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on his partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being himself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Jack.
Others see Jack Oakie as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Oakie shows to the world. He possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. His motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Jack Oakie usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
There is a certain intensity, charisma or compelling attractiveness about Jack Oakie that may have little to do with his physical features. It is energy, a subtle sexuality that he emanates. Moreover, Oakie tends to do everything wholeheartedly and with passion, which is quite fascinating to other people. His instincts and psychological perceptions about others are quite incisive.
His emotional instincts, feelings and intuition play a big part in the decisions Jack Oakie makes and how he interacts with the world, and generally his feelings are quite accurate and helpful to him. Also, establishing emotional rapport with the people he meets day-to-day is rather easy for Oakie. Jack Oakie appears somewhat sympathetic and concerned, so that others are drawn to him, especially when they need guidance or help.
Jack Oakie 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 Oakie is unreliable.
His family conditions may have been a bit oppressive, adding a note of gravity to Jack's personality. Somewhat insecure, Jack Oakie may feel that others restrain him. He has doubts about mankind in general and a fear of failure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Pluto Trine Asc.
Moon Sextile Asc.
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Saturn/Neptune