approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Karl's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Karl Rove comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Karl Rove - 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 Karl Rove" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Karl a little better. This page describes the disguise Rove wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Karl Rove meets life head on and throws himself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. He is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all his dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Karl projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. He often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Rove is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. He likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Karl Rove may feel that he does not fit into groups very well and that he does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. He likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Rove is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. He tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in his outlook, which enables Karl to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Karl Rove feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that he will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Rove's forte. However, he never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Karl Rove it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
He is scornful of what he sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Karl Rove is not a follower. Others see Karl as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Rove presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see his vulnerable or insecure side.
Karl Rove seems like a loner or isolationist at times, and it may be difficult to get to know him or form close friendships with him. To others, Karl may appear standoffish, as if he judges them from afar.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite a bit different from the face the world generally sees, Karl Rove has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant influence on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Karl Rove often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
Karl Rove seems quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes it seems that he is trying to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Rove tends to be restless, excitable, and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
He is assertive and bold. Karl Rove is willing to be the first person to speak up and make his position known, and to strike out on his own if necessary. Karl generally gets along better with men than with women because his approach is quite direct and sometimes tactless and insensitive as well. He can be a bit too forceful. However, Karl Rove's boldness is his calling card, and most people feels that he can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
He is easily excitable and could find it difficult to sit still. Rove always have something going on and is not afraid to take chances. Karl Rove takes the initiative and has the ability to stimulate and sweep along others.
Karl Rove tends to get excited easily and may act a bit restless in the presence of other people. Always in motion, Rove seems to come across like a whirlwind and has a constant need for different and new experiences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Opposition Asc.
Sun Square Asc.
Uranus Square Asc.
Mars Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Sun/Uranus
Asc. Opposition Uranus/MC