approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Jacques' basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Jacques Chirac comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Jacques Chirac - 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 Jacques Chirac" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Jacques a little better. This page describes the disguise Chirac wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Forward-looking and progressive, he is a person who supports change, innovation, and human advancement, and Jacques Chirac is often strongly committed to a humanitarian cause or social improvement. He is extremely aware of the interrelations between all people, and is always projecting personal issues unto a greater whole. Chirac sees the political or social ramifications of personal actions, and he wishes to contribute something of value to the world, or at least to his community or group.
The ideals of equality, fairness, human rights, brotherhood, and social justice color Jacques' whole outlook and approach to life. He is truly interested in the good of the whole and not only his own personal well-being.
Sometimes he may overlook or ignore his own and others' personal needs, desires, and feelings, especially if they do not conform to his ideals of how one should feel or act. Though he has little patience for conservative narrow-mindedness, Jacques Chirac himself is sometimes dogmatic about his beliefs and ideologies.
He is attracted to the avant-garde, the latest advances in human thought and development, and he is eclectic and cosmopolitan in his tastes. He may consider himself a "global citizen" rather than claiming a narrow, limited identification based on nationality, race, familial heritage, etc. Jacques Chirac is strongly influenced by his peer group and the flavor of the times in which he grew up, more so than by parental or family influences. He is involved and active in groups, community efforts, as well as cultural and progressive movements.
On a personal level, Jacques Chirac is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Chirac probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Chirac's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Jacques Chirac as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Jacques does not often show his emotions, and may be unsure about how to respond to others' emotional expression, for he tends to be very rational.
Jacques Chirac is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Jacques Chirac is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Jacques Chirac needs to have a life outside of the personal, domestic sphere and to be involved with people on a broader scale. The nurturing of family ties, and close, deep, personal relationships may take a back seat to Chirac's work or outside social activities.
Jacques Chirac comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable, and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him, and cannot resist commenting about them.
Chirac also needs to be busy and active, and he moves quickly. Jacques Chirac also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Jacques Chirac appears to be unusual, highly independent, and a free spirit. There is a touch of brilliance, of the creative genius, in his manner. He is also restless and easily distracted, tending to fly from one thing to another, which may give the impression that Chirac is unreliable.
At times his desire to impress other people, to be important, or to be popular may make Chirac does things that go against his better judgment. Even Jacques' sincere attempts to be generous or helpful may be misinterpreted, seen as pompousness or interference. Jacques Chirac needs to be aware of his tendency to overdo - to go all out - even when it is not appropriate.
There is a certain depth and intensity about Jacques that may be threatening to others. No matter how gentle or unassuming Jacques Chirac may be on the surface, he is also a force to be reckoned with. Jacques has causes, passions, or desires that drive him and when one of these is aroused Chirac is quite zealous in his pursuit or defense of it.
He is a born leader and wants to be in power and control of his environment. Far-sighted and prudent, Jacques Chirac has the ability to organize projects, and personal advancement and public success is likely to be his.
Jacques Chirac tends to be somewhat inhibited and does not want to attract attention to him. He is likely to think that other people are more important than he is and prefers to live in seclusion.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Jupiter Quincunx Asc.
Pluto Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
Asc. Conjunct Saturn/N. Node