At first he may simply come across as clever and witty (as described on the previous page), but it soon becomes clear that there are ideals and causes that he takes very much to heart. As described below, Sam Cooke is an innovator and an idealist at heart. He is an active person who needs to participate in community activities and is likely to be successful at whatever academic or business profession he chooses.
He is a freedom-loving, strong-willed and independent-minded individual, and he insists upon living his own life as he sees fit, even if it means ignoring convention and tradition. In personal relationships, Sam Cooke cannot be owned or possessed, and while he is willing to share himself with another, he does not always adjust easily to the emotional give and take of close relationships. Though intellectually open, Cooke can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. Sam has strong convictions and feelings about fairness and equality, and he tries to abide by them; however, his ideals about how people "should" treat one another do not always take into account human weaknesses, differences and needs. Sam Cooke probably dislikes sentimentality and traditional gender roles and "games".
He is fair, intelligent, objective and rational and he often let his head rule rather than his heart. Sam Cooke seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once Sam makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
Sam Cooke thinks in broad terms and is concerned with the world beyond his own personal sphere - his town, nation, or even planet. He is likely to become involved in, or show a keen interest in, community endeavors, social organizations and groups of all kinds. He enjoys being part of a group endeavor, and he often assumes the role of organizing, managing or supervising group activities.
Forward-looking and progressive, he harbors great hopes for the future. Sam Cooke stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, Sam Cooke was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". Sam has an experimental mind and is attracted to novelty.
His strong points include his concern for human welfare and social betterment, his sense of fairness and democratic spirit, and his vision. His faults are his stubbornness and inflexibility, and a tendency to be very obtuse and insensitive when it comes to personal feelings and human needs.
Sam Cooke craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable or taboo. Sam may hide his interests or inclinations, except from those who know him very intimately. Sam Cooke is rarely content with himself and his life, and he has an inner urge to continually delve deeper than ever before. Sam is also highly interested in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Sam has artistic talents and interests and appreciates art in many forms. Sam Cooke could become an actor and he has good judgment of the real value of things. Cooke has an affectionate nature with a cheerful disposition and strong feelings of love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Gemini and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 8th house
Sun Conjunct Moon/Venus