drive and ambition
Pete Townshend has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Pete tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. Pete Townshend feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and Pete Townshend is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Pete Townshend needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Townshend can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
Pete Townshend meets numerous challenges and possibly defeats in pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Pete has been too rash or intent on working his own will regardless of the impact on others. Pete Townshend is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Townshend.
Pete Townshend works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Pete is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Pete Townshend feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Pete Townshend, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Pete works best in solitude.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Pete Townshend finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Pete has a daring and rebellious side as well:
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium, or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Pete Townshend may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Townshend's middle name! Pete Townshend needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. Pete likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
Pete Townshend has a strong sense of mission and instinctively knows that in order to achieve anything great, one must eliminate superfluous activities and give oneself wholly to the task at hand. His zeal, enthusiasm and clarity of purpose enable Pete Townshend to succeed and to achieve whatever he sets his mind to. Pete Townshend has a strong will, but is usually quiet and understated by nature.
His aspirations in life are apt to be quite unusual, extraordinary, or ahead of their time. Pete Townshend is a nonconformist, insistent on doing things his own way, and he will follow a zigzag course to the fulfillment of his ambitions.
Rebelling against authority seems to be one aspect of his life's plan. Pete Townshend simply cannot force himself into a pre-cast mold of any kind.
Pete has grand aspirations and may be inordinately ambitious at times. That is, he is apt to be discontent with small successes and to feel like a failure unless he achieves extraordinary things. Pete Townshend should avoid get-rich-quick schemes which promise tremendous returns for little energy expenditure. Even if they do seem to succeed, Townshend's ideals and values could be compromised.
His profession could involve physical strength and prowess, such as athletics, fire fighting, law enforcement, or the military. Pete Townshend would never be happy in a quiet, sit-down job. Vigorous competition and strenuous work are undoubtedly key components of both what Pete Townshend does and how he achieves his long-range goals.
He is inclined to deem himself irresistible and could give the impression of being a bit snobbish. Pete Townshend tends to concentrate mostly on himself and expects others to adapt to his wishes. Very creative, Pete also strives to be the best artistically.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 8th house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Uranus
Jupiter Square MC
Mars Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Venus/Pluto