Behind MacCorkindale's proud and rather self-centered demeanor (described in the previous chapter), he is a thoughtful person concerned with social issues. He is very sensitive to the ways in which economic, social and cultural issues affect individuals. In his own life, Simon MacCorkindale struggles to find ways to advance himself while also contributing something valuable to his community. MacCorkindale must not be content with simply blaming society for his own problems or those of others, but rather become active in finding creative ways to solve these problems.
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, Simon MacCorkindale 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, MacCorkindale can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. Simon 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. Simon MacCorkindale 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. Simon MacCorkindale seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once Simon makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
Simon MacCorkindale 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. Simon MacCorkindale stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, Simon MacCorkindale was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". Simon 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.
Simon MacCorkindale craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable or taboo. Simon may hide his interests or inclinations, except from those who know him very intimately. Simon MacCorkindale is rarely content with himself and his life, and he has an inner urge to continually delve deeper than ever before. Simon is also highly interested in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
He is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful or magical. He is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music and mysticism. His spiritual values color Simon's whole perspective and approach to life. He is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
He is infused with a sense of personal destiny or mission and can be extremely driven, obsessed and fanatical. Learning about power and how to use it effectively is definitely on his agenda. Simon MacCorkindale confronts abusive power, tyranny and dominating people who will teach him about power and eventually force MacCorkindale to claim his own.
Simon MacCorkindale has a strong need to be with people whom he is emotionally close to. He is very sensitive to others emotional needs, lending a sympathetic ear to their problems. Peace and harmony in his personal surrounding and relationships are very important to MacCorkindale.
Simon MacCorkindale has a strong need for intellectual relationships and associations and he likes to share his intellectual interests with others. This could be in meetings or by joining various clubs and organizations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 8th house
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Opposition Pluto
Sun Opposition Moon/Asc.
Sun Conjunct Mercury/N. Node