drive and ambition
Jonas Salk is extremely strong-willed and he pursues his goals and desires with passionate dedication and determination. He is capable of total concentration and tremendous discipline, and he is very difficult to influence or sway once his mind is made up. When Jonas Salk wants something, Salk can be very one-sided and almost obsessed with it. He is very instinctive and does not always consciously know why he feels as strongly and deeply as he does.
He also tends to be secretive and unwilling to reveal his aims and intentions, and the intensity of his will and desire may not initially be apparent to others. However, Salk is very forceful in a quiet and subtle way. Jonas Salk often manipulates or forces his will upon other people, without being overtly aggressive. He is not interested in confrontation but he is a formidable foe if he encounters opposition or aggression. Jonas is courageous and has a rather primitive, raw side as well.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Jonas Salk will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Salk often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Jonas is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
His communication is likely to be clear and concise and Jonas Salk expresses himself in a way that is easily understood. Salk stands up for his rights and tells people how he feels about things, but may find it difficult to compromise.
He is able to see his objectives in life very clearly and wants to create his own good fortune. Quite energetic, Jonas Salk may want to express himself creatively. Inviting good cooperation with others, he is likely to achieve much popularity.
To achieve his long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Salk gets bored with work that is not challenging intellectually. Jonas Salk needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem he may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. Jonas needs to watch his words. His tongue or even his sense of humor can get Jonas Salk in trouble with superiors at times.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Scorpio
Mars in 1st house
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Asc.
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/MC
Mercury Square MC