Julian Adderley (Cannonball)
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Cannonball's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Julian "Cannonball" Adderley comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Julian "Cannonball" Adderley - 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 Julian "Cannonball" Adderley" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Cannonball a little better. This page describes the disguise Julian Adderley 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 Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 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. Julian Adderley 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 Cannonball's 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, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 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. Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 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, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Julian Adderley probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Julian Adderley's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Julian "Cannonball" Adderley as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Cannonball 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.
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Julian "Cannonball" Adderley is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 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 Julian Adderley's work or outside social activities.
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition in assessing people, others sense that Julian Adderley understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Julian "Cannonball" Adderley really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Cannonball's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Julian "Cannonball" Adderley also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Julian Adderley needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
Cannonball has an appealing physical appearance and this, along with his winning ways, is apt to make him a favorite in his immediate environment. Julian "Cannonball" Adderley is the "easy" one, and he knows how to please others. However, Julian Adderley must not take his personal charm for granted, because he may also seem vain or too needy for approval.
He is direct, honest, and to the point - some might say excessively so. However, no one has to guess who Julian "Cannonball" Adderley is or what he wants - he is pretty much up front. Cannonball radiates a refreshing enthusiasm and vigor when he is at his best. He seems to enjoy competition without taking it terribly seriously.
There is a certain depth and intensity about Cannonball that may be threatening to others. No matter how gentle or unassuming Julian "Cannonball" Adderley may be on the surface, he is also a force to be reckoned with. Cannonball has causes, passions, or desires that drive him and when one of these is aroused Julian Adderley is quite zealous in his pursuit or defense of it.
Cannonball has strong leadership qualities and finds it natural to take charge of his family environment. He throws himself wholeheartedly into all his affairs, does not like others to make demands on him, but Julian "Cannonball" Adderley will willingly give of his in most situations.
He is intellectually alive, curious and willing to learn. Intellectually competitive, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley is fond of debating with others and could have some stormy proceedings. Cannonball present his position skillfully, defends it ably and finds satisfaction in doing so.
Julian Adderley is charming and very affectionate, and he expresses his feelings vivaciously. Love comes naturally to Julian "Cannonball" Adderley; he seems to be tuned into love from head to toe. Cannonball loves to go out and have a good time and little gestures of adoration are important to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Trine Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Venus Trine Asc.
Mars Trine Asc.
Pluto Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Mars
Asc. Opposition Mercury/Mars
Asc. Opposition Venus/Mars