Although Silver may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, he is much more subjective and biased in his attitudes than his fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Joel has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Silver to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Silver tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Joel likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Joel Silver has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Joel Silver than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Joel Silver takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Joel Silver feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Joel Silver needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Joel Silver becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Joel Silver functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Silver often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Joel Silver also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Silver's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Silver. Joel Silver 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. Joel Silver may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Joel Silver is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Joel does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Silver, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Joel is extremely sensitive and imaginative, and he can get lost in his dreams, fantasies and visions. He is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, as well as to the world of color, beauty, and emotion. Joel Silver is also drawn to mysticism and he has deep spiritual aspirations and yearnings. Gentle and peace loving, Silver may lack the will and competitive spirit needed to make his way in the world. He is often impractical and may seek to avoid or escape the harsh realities of life.
He is somewhat excitable and quickly aroused. Joel Silver could be a little self-centered, but at the same time also magnetic. Joel likes to flirt and tends to fall in love at first sight, but he then transfers his affections to someone else for no apparent reason.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Square Neptune
Sun Conjunct Venus/Uranus