drive and ambition
John Cage seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. John Cage strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants and that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. John Cage achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. John Cage avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
John Cage often buys things on impulse and he can be reckless with his material resources and money. John has certain possessions that he is extremely attached to and possessive of.
John Cage has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, John Cage will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to John and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Cage chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. John Cage likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when John Cage finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, John has a daring and rebellious side as well:
He is dynamic, decisive and somewhat impulsive. John Cage responds quickly and spontaneously to challenges, and enjoys vigorous physical activities that require fast reflexes and a good sense of rhythm and timing. John has an abundance of energy and vitality, and a restless desire to see progress and change - he hates stagnation. He is individualistic and makes a good leader, spearheading new projects and inspiring others to act.
John Cage has a powerful will and when he wants something, he pursues it passionately and relentlessly until he achieves it. He may be so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. John Cage often becomes compulsive, even obsessed, with doing or achieving something, no matter what the costs or how hard he must work for it. His forcefulness may be veiled or subtle, for often Cage does not reveal his real aims and intentions to others until they cross him. Intense power struggles and relationships with a strong dominance/submissiveness theme are likely to erupt. John Cage has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if he uses his energies for constructive purposes.
He is inclined to rely on other people and expects too much from them, leaving John Cage with a feeling of being short changed frequently. Always looking for an easy way out, Cage tends to sit back hoping for his ship to come in.
He may be able to sustain a great deal of tension over a long period of time, but then John Cage suddenly releases it by taking unexpected and very radical actions. Cage is not above challenging others for a decisive fight!
Eccentric, individualistic and very excitable, John Cage can create a stir wherever he goes. If he is not careful, Cage could often find himself involved in quarrels or even violent assaults. To avoid trouble, it would be wise for John Cage to learn to deal with others without anger.
John Cage has a talent for putting fresh ideas and inspiration into practice. He is ready and willing to apply new ideas and methods, and he has a knack for gaining acceptance for a new idea and implementing it.
His role in life is apt to be one of great responsibility and John Cage takes his tasks very seriously. Certain heaviness weighs on him because of this. He may have been unusually ambitious or mature at a tender age. John Cage advances and attains his aspirations through dedication and perseverance, rather than fortune.
Cage may not feel like he has to work very hard or strive to achieve, either because he comes from a very comfortable background, or because inner contentment and satisfaction are more important to him than outward accomplishment. John Cage could be quite successful in real estate, agriculture, or anything involving land.
In many ways John's rise in the world is an easy one, aided by his personal charm and attractiveness, his ability to please people, and his excellent social instincts. Artistic ambitions are also an aspect of this.
John has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to John's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes John Cage pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, but sometimes even he needs to relax and stop doing. John Cage has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of his life's work. Cage's ambitions in life, as well as the way he achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, John Cage is apt to be ahead of his time in many respects.
John Cage strives to be at one with others, but somehow is not able to synchronize his feelings or viewpoints with them. Feeling disappointed, John may prefer a life in seclusion and away from other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 2nd house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Trine Uranus
Mars Square Pluto
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
Mars Opposition Saturn/Uranus
Mars Opposition Uranus/MC
Saturn Trine Uranus
MC Conjunct Saturn
Jupiter Opposition MC
Venus Trine MC
Mars Trine MC
Uranus Trine MC
MC Conjunct Neptune/N. Node