drive and ambition
Mort Sahl avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition and personal power. His ego drive is not very dominant and Sahl is not especially ambitious or eager to push his way to the top. He may feel inadequate in situations that call for strong, forceful action. The only instance in which Mort Sahl will really fight is when he senses that his loved ones - or something dear to him- are being jeopardized, in which case he is a fierce defender. Mort Sahl has a very strong protective side. He acts on impulse and instinct and may lash out at anyone he perceives as threatening to Mort's home or family. However, Mort Sahl will rarely initiate a confrontation. His goals also tend to be very personal and centered on family closeness and inner satisfaction rather than worldly achievement.
He is sensitive to stress and does not handle a high-pressured, competitive atmosphere very well. Mort Sahl is very touchy, irritable and difficult to live with when there are many demands or stressful situations at work. His energy level varies and is very dependent on the emotional harmony (or lack thereof) in his home. A supportive partner is very instrumental in helping Sahl to achieve his goals and desires.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Mort Sahl will forge ahead with his plans regardless of the reservations of others. In fact, Sahl often feels other people get in his way and he prefers to work on his own. Mort is active, assertive and rather competitive as well.
When Mort Sahl wants something, he goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. Mort gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, Mort Sahl insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. Sahl often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of his will. Sahl can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. Mort Sahl has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Sahl can also become a compulsive workaholic.
Mort has the ability to verbalize his feelings and perceptions well. His judgment is keen and sharp, he is diplomatic and can express himself in good language. Mort Sahl initiates conversations with people and is never at a loss for appropriate remarks.
Mort Sahl has a talent for putting fresh ideas and inspiration into practice. He is ready and willing to apply new ideas and methods, and he has a knack for gaining acceptance for a new idea and implementing it.
Mort has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to Mort's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes Mort Sahl pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, whereas at other times, even he needs to relax and take a break. Mort Sahl has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
Mort Sahl possesses great zeal and passion for achieving his aspirations in life, and can be something of a fanatic when he sets his sights on a goal. Mort could do research work, psychological investigation, even detective work - anything that involves delving beneath the surface for hidden elements. A great love of mystery and exploring the unknown fuels many of Mort's personal ambitions.
Mort's profession is apt to involve communications, language, conveying messages, sales, speaking or teaching - simply put: getting ideas across. A great deal of social involvement, networking and personnel skills also play a significant role in his profession.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 1st house
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Mars Conjunct Moon/Mercury
Saturn Trine Uranus
Mars Trine MC
Pluto Trine MC
Mercury Sextile MC