Although he is intensely emotional and fervent in his loves and hates (as described on the previous page), he is often cool, detached, objective and dispassionate. His emotions are difficult to arouse, but once aroused, he is intensely emotional and feels love, hate or jealousy with his heart and soul. Moreover, his innate idealism (discussed below) may prevent Joseph Mankiewicz from acting as temperamentally as he might feel.
Joseph has strong views and can be zealous in defending his ideas.
He is a freedom-loving, strong-willed and independent-minded individual, and he insists upon living his own life as he sees fit, even if it means ignoring convention and tradition. In personal relationships, Joseph Mankiewicz cannot be owned or possessed, and while he is willing to share himself with another, he does not always adjust easily to the emotional give and take of close relationships. Though intellectually open, Mankiewicz can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. Joseph has strong convictions and feelings about fairness and equality, and he tries to abide by them; however, his ideals about how people "should" treat one another do not always take into account human weaknesses, differences and needs. Joseph Mankiewicz probably dislikes sentimentality and traditional gender roles and "games".
He is fair, intelligent, objective and rational and he often let his head rule rather than his heart. Joseph Mankiewicz seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once Joseph makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
Joseph Mankiewicz thinks in broad terms and is concerned with the world beyond his own personal sphere - his town, nation, or even planet. He is likely to become involved in, or show a keen interest in, community endeavors, social organizations and groups of all kinds. He enjoys being part of a group endeavor, and he often assumes the role of organizing, managing or supervising group activities.
Forward-looking and progressive, he harbors great hopes for the future. Joseph Mankiewicz stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, Joseph Mankiewicz was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". Joseph has an experimental mind and is attracted to novelty.
His strong points include his concern for human welfare and social betterment, his sense of fairness and democratic spirit, and his vision. His faults are his stubbornness and inflexibility, and a tendency to be very obtuse and insensitive when it comes to personal feelings and human needs.
The urge to learn and to communicate is essential to Joseph Mankiewicz, and he expresses himself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. Mankiewicz is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, Joseph enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for himself what is going on in the world around him.
Joseph Mankiewicz tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Joseph Mankiewicz has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Joseph Mankiewicz feels that he has the support of his family or others in his environment for his creative efforts and personal goals, which enables him to act with confidence. He is able to satisfy both his need to be an individual and his need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. He is in harmony with himself and is therefore an effective individual.
Mankiewicz can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. His dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and he sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Joseph Mankiewicz enjoys fine health as well.
Joseph Mankiewicz deeply believes in his own power and his ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Joseph has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, he pursues his desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and he may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. Joseph likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Trine Moon
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun Trine Pluto