Ralph Waldo Emerson
His gift for gab (discussed below), combined with his agreeable and accommodating nature (described in the previous chapter), make Ralph Waldo Emerson a real "people person", with an almost constant need for dialogue and personal interchange. Waldo could succeed as a public relations consultant, an interviewer or a host.
Ralph Waldo Emerson is, in many ways, an eternal child. His mind is bright, alert, curious, flexible, playful and always eager for new experiences - and his attention span is often quite brief. Emerson grasps ideas quickly and once his initial curiosity has been satisfied, he is ready to move on. Ralph Waldo Emerson craves frequent change and variety, as well as new situations and people.
It may be hard for Ralph Waldo Emerson to decide just where his talents and true vocation lie, for he has a multitude of interests and is loathe limiting himself by concentrating on just one. He is easily distracted by all of the other fascinating possibilities. His curiosity and restlessness propel Waldo toward many different experiences in life, and he is willing to taste or try anything once. Doing the same thing over and over again, even if it is something he does well, is tantamount to drudgery for Emerson.
Ralph Waldo Emerson lives in his head a great deal - reading, observing, thinking, spinning ideas around - and he needs mental stimulation every bit as much as he needs food and drink. In fact, if Waldo had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, he would very likely choose the former. Ralph Waldo Emerson has a creative mind and he often lives by his wits.
He is also a very social creature, with a strong need to communicate and interact with people. He enjoys using and playing with words and has a real flair for getting his ideas across in a clever, interesting, articulate manner. Writing and/or speaking are areas he has talent for.
Ralph Waldo Emerson also has a rather lighthearted and mischievous sense of humor, and often does not take anything too seriously. Though he craves emotional involvement, it is hard for Ralph Waldo Emerson to achieve it, for he is frequently unwilling to commit himself to anything, to take responsibility or to limit his personal freedom and mobility.
His happiness lies in using his creativity and language skills to communicate something meaningful, teach, inspire, or bring people together. Waldo has an unbiased mind and can usually offer a fresh, clear, uncluttered perspective. His faults are his lack of constancy and persistence, and his tendency to overlook or ignore deep emotional issues and other people's feelings.
Ralph Waldo Emerson craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable or taboo. Waldo may hide his interests or inclinations, except from those who know him very intimately. Ralph Waldo Emerson is rarely content with himself and his life, and he has an inner urge to continually delve deeper than ever before. Waldo is also highly interested in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Emerson's subconscious needs and feelings blend well with his conscious intentions and desires, therefore Ralph Waldo Emerson is able to proceed with his life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Waldo's male-female relationships will also reflect this state of internal harmony.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Emerson, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. Ralph Waldo Emerson craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Ralph Waldo Emerson possesses inventive and creative genius.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Waldo often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Emerson is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Ralph Waldo Emerson tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Ralph Waldo Emerson both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 8th house
Sun Sextile Moon
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Square Pluto