Her self-reliant, independent spirit described in the previous chapter, combined with her strong sense of community and larger social issues, compel Hemingway to take a strong stand on various ideological and political issues. Margaux Hemingway feels that others are often too unconcerned and uninvolved in larger social issues that affect them directly. Political activism or being a "warrior" for a cause that is dear to her heart may be Margaux's path in life.
She is a freedom-loving, strong-willed and independent-minded individual, and she insists upon living her own life as she sees fit, even if it means ignoring convention and tradition. In personal relationships, Margaux Hemingway cannot be owned or possessed, and while she is willing to share herself with another, she does not always adjust easily to the emotional give and take of close relationships. Though intellectually open, Hemingway can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. Margaux has strong convictions and feelings about fairness and equality, and she tries to abide by them; however, her ideals about how people "should" treat one another do not always take into account human weaknesses, differences and needs. Margaux Hemingway probably dislikes sentimentality and traditional gender roles and "games".
She is fair, intelligent, objective and rational and she often let her head rule rather than her heart. Margaux Hemingway seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because she is capable of putting aside her personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once Margaux makes up her mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade her, and she can be rather dogmatic.
Margaux Hemingway thinks in broad terms and is concerned with the world beyond her own personal sphere - her town, nation, or even planet. She is likely to become involved in, or show a keen interest in, community endeavors, social organizations and groups of all kinds. She enjoys being part of a group endeavor, and she often assumes the role of organizing, managing or supervising group activities.
Forward-looking and progressive, she harbors great hopes for the future. Margaux Hemingway stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, Margaux Hemingway was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". Margaux has an experimental mind and is attracted to novelty.
Her strong points include her concern for human welfare and social betterment, her sense of fairness and democratic spirit, and her vision. Her faults are her stubbornness and inflexibility, and a tendency to be very obtuse and insensitive when it comes to personal feelings and human needs.
Leading groups and classes, and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Margaux Hemingway really shines and expresses her creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions is natural to her.
At times Margaux Hemingway may feel an uncontrollable urge to radically alter her direction in life, or to act in ways that seem eccentric or at least highly uncharacteristic of her. When her life is becoming too predictable, Margaux may do something to upset the status quo, sometimes without realizing why or how she is doing this. These impulses may seem at odds with her conscious intent and desires for herself, and can be unsettling. However, there is a streak of unconventionality and creative genius in Margaux Hemingway which needs to be expressed now and then.
She is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful or magical. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music and mysticism. Her spiritual values color Margaux's whole perspective and approach to life. She is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
She is infused with a sense of personal destiny or mission and can be extremely driven, obsessed and fanatical. Learning about power and how to use it effectively is definitely on her agenda. Margaux Hemingway confronts abusive power, tyranny and dominating people who will teach her about power and eventually force Hemingway to claim her own.
Margaux Hemingway has a basic need to fit in with others and is always willing to cooperate. She enjoys working with others as a team and is a well liked comrade.
Margaux Hemingway loves to entertain and likes to cultivate social contacts. She enjoys forming close personal relationships with others and most of them should be harmonious. Margaux prefers teamwork rather than separate efforts to realize her goals.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 11th house
Sun Quincunx Uranus
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Opposition Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/N. Node
Sun Conjunct N. Node/Asc.