Michael Phillip Anderson
In addition to having an independent spirit, as described in the previous chapter, Michael Phillip Anderson is also objective, pragmatic and quite ambitious. He is likely to work his way to the top of the ladder in some corporation, academic community or the like through his astute strategies combined with his willingness to take risks. Michael Phillip Anderson aims to be the authority, the one in charge. At times his impulsiveness may be at odds with his conservative, responsible side (which is discussed below). Anderson could experience ongoing internal tension between pleasing himself and acting spontaneously versus doing what he needs to do to get ahead and realize his long-range ambitions.
Serious, disciplined and quietly ambitious, he is driven to prove himself and to achieve material accomplishments and success. His work, his position in the world, and his contributions to society are very important to Anderson. Michael Phillip Anderson will persevere through enormous hardship and frustration in order to reach a goal he has set for himself, and he often sacrifices much in the area of personal relationships and home life in order to do so.
Michael Phillip Anderson has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. Michael Phillip Anderson seems to always be in control, capable, efficient and strong. He is often the person in the family or group who is given more responsibility (and more work) than the others. He is highly conscientious and even as a child he possessed great maturity, soberness, and worldly wisdom.
He is basically a pragmatic realist, and though he may have all sorts of dreams, ideals and colorful theories, he feels that the ultimate test of a concept is its practical usefulness. Michael has an innate shrewdness and business sense, and there is a bit of the cynic in him as well.
He is clear-headed, detached and objective, and is not swayed by emotional dramatics. He is often authoritarian - strictly fair, but without mercy. Michael Phillip Anderson has a great respect for tradition and even if he does not agree with certain laws, he will abide by them or strive to change them, but never flagrantly disregard them. Cautious and conservative, Michael Phillip Anderson plays by the rules.
He is subtle, understated, quiet, deep, not easy to get to know intimately, and never superficial. He is a modest person and sometimes overly self-critical. Giving himself (and others) permission to feel, play, be spontaneous and silly, and sometimes weak and vulnerable is not easy for Anderson.
Anderson's strong points are his depth and thoroughness, patience, tenacity and faithfulness. His faults are a tendency to be rigid and inflexible, and too serious.
Anderson is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
Michael Phillip Anderson is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Anderson's subconscious needs and feelings blend well with his conscious intentions and desires, therefore Michael Phillip Anderson is able to proceed with his life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Michael's male-female relationships will also reflect this state of internal harmony.
Michael Phillip Anderson has a mature and often somber demeanor. He is serious, reserved, self-disciplined, highly responsible and conscientious. He progresses rather slowly in life, through his own efforts and persistence. He is also rather stern and judgmental, especially with himself. Cautious and careful, it is difficult for him to really let go, be spontaneous and playful. Michael likes to be in control of himself.
Michael Phillip Anderson deeply believes in his own power and his ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Michael 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. Michael likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Michael Phillip Anderson loves to entertain and likes to cultivate social contacts. He enjoys forming close personal relationships with others and most of them should be harmonious. Michael prefers teamwork rather than separate efforts to realize his goals.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 9th house
Sun Sextile Moon
Sun Conjunct Saturn
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Opposition N. Node/Asc.