approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Roscoe's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Roscoe Arbuckle comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Roscoe Arbuckle - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Roscoe Arbuckle" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Roscoe a little better. This page describes the disguise Fatty Arbuckle wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Roscoe Arbuckle appears gentle and soft, and he acts rather reserved with others until he knows them well and feels it is safe to be open with them. Roscoe has a strong need for emotional security and a sense of belonging, and is deeply attached to the past: his heritage, roots, family, cherished friends, familiar places, etc. Making radical changes or moves away from what is familiar and safe can be very painful and difficult for him. Fatty Arbuckle tends to cling to people, memories and possessions of personal or sentimental significance. Having a home, a safe haven, is very important to Fatty Arbuckle.
Fatty Arbuckle approaches life emotionally and subjectively and he is sensitive to the emotional atmosphere, the subtle undercurrents of feeling in and around him. Instinctive and non-rational, Roscoe Arbuckle is often unable to give a clear, simple explanation for his actions. Something either feels right, or it does not.
His emotions and personal loyalties tend to color Roscoe's thoughts and opinions. He views life from a very personal perspective and often cannot mentally detach himself from his own personal bias and prejudices. He is apt to be concerned primarily with how something affects him and those dear and close to him, rather than with the principle or the broader social implications. For instance, he may be very patriotic and feel that whatever "my country" does is right without really knowing much about the other nation's policies or point of view. Simply put: if it is good for Roscoe and his near and dear ones, then it is good. If it is not good for him and his near and dear ones, it is no good.
He is tenaciously loyal, protective, and supportive of those he cares about, and has a very strong nurturing, paternal nature. Roscoe Arbuckle empathizes with others and intuitively senses the feelings and needs of other people. Compassionate and sympathetic, he is easily moved by others' pain, and Roscoe Arbuckle is often the one that others seek out when they need comfort, reassurance, or help.
His moods fluctuate and change frequently and he is sometimes open and sometimes withdrawn emotionally. Roscoe Arbuckle communicates nonverbally and appreciates a person who can pick up subtle cues and hints, rather than having to make everything explicit.
Roscoe never forgets either kindness or unkindness shown to him.
Roscoe Arbuckle has a mature and rather heavy, solemn demeanor, and he tends to take himself and life too seriously. He possesses a great deal of self-control, self-discipline, and a very dominant conscience. He may be dogged by feelings of personal inadequacy and inhibition. Roscoe Arbuckle seems authoritarian to others.
At times his feisty spirit, aggressiveness, and overly forceful approach get Roscoe into trouble. Roscoe Arbuckle tends to take offense when none was intended. He may be viewed as a troublemaker, an upstart, or an egotist with little concern for others. Roscoe Arbuckle needs to moderate his temper in order to avoid constant irritation with those in his environment.
Roscoe Arbuckle comes across as quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes he appears to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Fatty Arbuckle tends to be restless, excitable and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
He is very sociable, has a harmonious disposition, and is able to have happy relationships with people in his environment. His eternal optimism brings Roscoe Arbuckle the affinity of many people with whom he will have many joyful experiences.
Roscoe Arbuckle tends to be somewhat inhibited and may feel uncomfortable when he is with other people. Roscoe should try to avoid unpleasant, untruthful or deceptive individuals in order to avoid misunderstandings or disappointments.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Conjunct Asc.
Mars Square Asc.
Uranus Square Asc.
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/MC
Asc. Conjunct Neptune/N. Node