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, William Shockley 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, William Shockley 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, Shockley can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. William 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. William Shockley 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. William Shockley seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once William makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
William Shockley 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. William Shockley stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, William Shockley was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". William 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.
His career, reputation, and public image are very important to Shockley. William Shockley has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy him; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. William Shockley may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
William Shockley is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and William does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Shockley, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
William Shockley deeply believes in his own power and his ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. William has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, he pursues his desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and he may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. William likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Gemini and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Trine Pluto