Paul Thomas Anderson
Paul Thomas Anderson seems much more objective, unemotional and matter-of-fact than he really is. Despite his fussiness and perfectionism (described in the previous chapter), he is actually very caring and loving. Paul Thomas Anderson needs to make sure to openly express his feelings because otherwise, others do not realize how much he cares about them.
Paul has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Anderson to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Anderson tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Paul likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Paul Thomas Anderson has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Paul Thomas Anderson than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Paul Thomas Anderson takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Paul Thomas Anderson feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Paul Thomas Anderson needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Paul Thomas Anderson becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Paul Thomas Anderson functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Anderson often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Paul Thomas Anderson also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Anderson's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Anderson. Paul Thomas Anderson has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Paul Thomas Anderson may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Impulsive, restless and spontaneous, his life is apt to be somewhat unstable and full of sudden changes. Paul Thomas Anderson is extremely independent and craves excitement, adventure, freedom and discovery. Anderson has a rebellious streak and he often feels he is unusual and different from society's mainstream. The unorthodox and the novel appeal to him.
His emotions are very intense and Paul Thomas Anderson is excited quite easily. Love is very important to him and he is constantly seeking emotional fulfillment, but he will not waste time with casual relationships.
Paul Thomas Anderson tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Paul has what it takes to make his own way in life. He may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
Paul Thomas Anderson has a strong will and the desire to be successful no matter what obstacles or resistance he has to overcome. Whatever he does, he knows what he wants to get out of it and drives toward that end with great vigor.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Square Uranus
Sun Conjunct Moon/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Conjunct Mars/MC