Behind Selleck's rather cautious attitude and conservative appearance (mentioned in the previous chapter) lies a much more unconventional soul. He may seesaw between the traditional and the unorthodox, the pragmatic and the idealistic, or conformism and nonconformism. Tom Selleck needs to find a balance or reconcile between these extremes. He may view himself as being more progressive than he is because Tom Selleck surrounds himself with middle-of-the-road people. Moreover, his combination of objectivity and interest in world affairs and larger issues is likely to enable Tom Selleck to become very successful at his business or whatever career 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, Tom Selleck 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, Selleck can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. Tom 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. Tom Selleck 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. Tom Selleck seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once Tom makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
Tom Selleck 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. Tom Selleck stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, Tom Selleck was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". Tom 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.
Tom Selleck has a clear sense of his own self and he therefore conveys a strong impression to others of who he is and what he wants. Assertive and self-motivated, Selleck can be a leader - one whom others look to for direction - but he competes and often clashes with other strong individuals. Tom Selleck feels a need to be in control of his own life and he can be too self-involved, too immersed in his own interests, and oblivious to others at times.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Selleck, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. Tom Selleck craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Tom Selleck possesses inventive and creative genius.
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 Tom'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. Tom Selleck confronts abusive power, tyranny and dominating people who will teach him about power and eventually force Selleck to claim his own.
His physique tends to be sensitive and his vitality may be a bit low. Tom Selleck is very impressionable and somewhat unrealistic. Sometimes his idealism could be confused or impractical, and Selleck can be rebellious or else apathetic.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 1st house
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Opposition Pluto
Sun Opposition Uranus/Neptune