approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Scott's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Scott Carpenter comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Scott Carpenter - 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 Scott Carpenter" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Scott a little better. This page describes the disguise Carpenter wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Scott Carpenter is always questioning and learning, and he seems young and alive no matter what his chronological age, for his mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Scott Carpenter has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and he learns easily, but he also gets bored rather quickly. Carpenter can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for he tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. He needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, he is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Scott Carpenter enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. He is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly he may be feeling, Scott never comes across as melancholic or somber. He may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Scott Carpenter has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent him from taking himself or life too seriously. In fact, Carpenter may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Scott Carpenter responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and he may not empathize with people very much. Scott does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if he cannot fully grasp something with his reason and logic, Carpenter will often choose to ignore it, including his own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Carpenter's and his life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to his restlessness. Scott Carpenter becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. He is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
His gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Scott Carpenter tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if he does not have work or other activities that utilize his mental, verbal, and social skills.
His emotional instincts, feelings and intuition play a big part in the decisions Scott Carpenter makes and how he interacts with the world, and generally his feelings are quite accurate and helpful to him. Also, establishing emotional rapport with the people he meets day-to-day is rather easy for Carpenter. Scott Carpenter appears somewhat sympathetic and concerned, so that others are drawn to him, especially when they need guidance or help.
Carpenter may well have been discouraged from freely expressing himself. Moreover, he may be seriously inhibited by an overemphasis on being acceptable, conforming to certain standards and expectations, and generally not getting out of line.
Scott Carpenter has a strong desire to make an extraordinary or unusual impression on his environment. Scott has the ability to fascinate and sweep others along, but he can also be quite inconsiderate and ruthless.
Scott Carpenter has a strong desire to build an image that captivates everyone around him, and with his attractive and fascinating personality, he has the ability to influence many people. Scott is likely to have some unusual love affairs.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Sextile Asc.
Saturn Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Pluto
Asc. Conjunct Venus/Pluto