drive and ambition
He is aspiring, enterprising, and forever following some bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potentials. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Saddam Hussein aims high and is not content simply with a quiet, secure existence. Saddam likes to stretch his limits, to see how far he can go, and to take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Hussein is flexible and he bounces back from disappointment rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Saddam Hussein to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Saddam Hussein sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Saddam Hussein simply must develop commitment, perseverance, and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals a concrete reality. Too often Saddam Hussein falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
He also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Saddam's energy.
It is not easy for Saddam Hussein to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of his more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Hussein and one or more of his relations is likely. Saddam Hussein likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making it the way he wants it.
Saddam Hussein possesses the gifts of endurance and perseverance, the willingness to work hard and seriously to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Saddam Hussein will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline is natural to Saddam and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Hussein chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly way. Saddam Hussein likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels his best work is done when he is alone.
Saddam has the patience and the stamina to realize his visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Saddam Hussein grows through following systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Hussein aims for. His patient, well-balanced approach gives Saddam Hussein credibility with many different types of people, and he is apt to gain an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
Hussein dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Saddam Hussein under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Hussein get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Saddam Hussein feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Saddam possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Saddam Hussein should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
His aspirations in life are apt to be quite unusual, extraordinary, or ahead of their time. Saddam Hussein 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. Saddam Hussein simply cannot force himself into a pre-cast mold of any kind.
Often Saddam Hussein feels like he is being pulled in two directions - what he needs to do to fulfill his long-range ambitions, and what he actually feels like doing. This may make it difficult for Saddam to be constant and consistent in pursuing goals, career aims, etc.
Relationships with women, trying to satisfy family needs, or other emotional attachments sometimes also conflict. Often Saddam Hussein has to decide on one or another at a given time, rather than try to have both.
Hussein can be rather antagonistic toward those in authority. Even without realizing it, he may convey this attitude and he may well be threatening to those in power. Thus, however well-meaning Saddam Hussein is, he may find his initiatives or projects meet with little favor. Working independently might be Saddam's best option.
Saddam Hussein has a sense of beauty and a good understanding of art. He enjoys beautiful things and has the ability to put his feelings into words. There is a light-hearted way about Saddam Hussein, and he has a tendency to emulate the momentary ideals of beauty.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 4th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
Saturn Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Uranus
Moon Quincunx MC
Mars Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Mercury/Venus