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 Neal Cassady from acting as temperamentally as he might feel.
Neal 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, Neal Cassady 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, Cassady can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. Neal 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. Neal Cassady 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. Neal Cassady seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once Neal makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
Neal Cassady 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. Neal Cassady stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, Neal Cassady was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". Neal 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.
The urge to learn and to communicate is essential to Neal Cassady, and he expresses himself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. Cassady is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, Neal enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for himself what is going on in the world around him.
Neal Cassady tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Neal Cassady has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Neal Cassady 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 Neal does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Cassady, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Cassady's subconscious needs and feelings blend well with his conscious intentions and desires, therefore Neal Cassady is able to proceed in his life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Neal's male-female relationships will reflect this state of internal harmony also.
Neal Cassady is extremely sensitive, compassionate and giving, often to his own detriment. His ideals and spiritual values motivate Neal Cassady, and he cannot live for personal gain or materialistic concerns alone. There must be an element of beauty, magic, imagination, inspiration or creativity in what he does. Otherwise Neal Cassady becomes listless and aimless. The arts, theater, music and/or charitable work are ideally suited to Neal.
Maintaining relationships with friends and associates is very important to Neal Cassady and he keeps in touch with them through his shared interests. His friends are likely to be very supportive to Cassady in everything he does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Sextile Moon
Sun Opposition Neptune
Sun Opposition N. Node/MC