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 Michael Bentine from acting as temperamentally as he might feel.
Michael 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, Michael Bentine 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, Bentine can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. Michael 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. Michael Bentine 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. Michael Bentine seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once Michael makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
Michael Bentine 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. Michael Bentine stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, Michael Bentine was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". Michael 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.
Ownership gives Michael Bentine a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Michael also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Michael Bentine is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Michael does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Bentine, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
While Michael Bentine deeply appreciates beauty and has a great desire for love, he is in no way frivolous or indiscriminate in his affections. Bentine can be very frugal and sparing with both money and emotions.
Realistic and practical, Michael Bentine sets goals for himself that are modest enough for him to actually achieve. He is able to tackle long, difficult projects and see them through, for Bentine possesses self-discipline, concentration and perseverance. Michael Bentine also has a strong sense of responsibility and is very conscientious about fulfilling his obligations. Bentine often does things because he feels it is expected of him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun aspects Venus and Saturn
Sun Trine Saturn