Although he is empathetic, sensitive, and responsive to others' feelings and needs (as described on the previous page), he also has a very clear-eyed, objective and practical nature, described in more detail below. Because Yasser Arafat appears to be a softy, others may be surprised at his cool, intelligent criticism and insights. Others may feel that Yasser Arafat swings from extremes of kind tenderheartedness to biting sarcasm.
His warm, caring side can combine with his perfectionism to make him very effective in any service area because he has the capacity to work with deep concern for the needs of others as well as practically and efficiently.
At heart Yasser Arafat is modest and humble, and he rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Yasser Arafat has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and he prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, Arafat can be relied upon to be careful, efficient, and thorough in his work and he takes pride in doing a job well. What he may lack in self-confidence Yasser Arafat often makes up for in skill - developing expertise, technical knowledge, and competency in some specialized area. He is adept at using his hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are his forte. Some would say he is a little too meticulous, for Arafat can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as he thinks it should be, and he worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. Yasser Arafat likes to organize, categorize, and arrange everything into a logical system, and he is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes Arafat. He probably wishes that he were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, Arafat can be mercilessly self-critical as well. Whether in his environment or within himself, Arafat tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. He is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in his self-estimation, and he often does not give himself enough praise or credit.
He is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about his diet, hygiene, and health habits. Yasser has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and will be bothered by elements in his surroundings (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. His tastes are simple, understated, but refined. Coarseness, bluntness, and vulgarity really offend him. Arafat can be difficult to live with sometimes because of his fastidiousness, his sensitivity, and his idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Yasser Arafat seems rather cool and self-contained, he has a very helpful nature and he enjoys serving others. He is content to be in a supportive, assisting role rather than in the lead. He is quietly devoted to the ones he cares for.
He is careful and cautious in his approach to life, realistic, practical, and disinclined to gamble. Yasser Arafat analyzes before he acts. He is too serious sometimes. Allowing himself to play and to make mistakes would be of great health for Arafat!
Ownership gives Yasser Arafat a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Yasser also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Sensitive and imaginative, he is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits and to mysticism. Yasser Arafat is impressionable and receptive, and he often has experiences that are unusual and unexplainable by the rational mind. Yasser has an abundance of dreams, visions, and longings, but does not always have the concentrated will and stamina to make them concrete. Gentle, idealistic, and peace-loving, Yasser often seeks to avoid the hard realities of life. Yasser has an ethereal quality about him.
He is inclined to feel uncomfortable or restrained in some way in the presence of others and prefer to be alone. Yasser Arafat is modest and shy in his approach to others and tends to accept more responsibility than he really needs to.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Conjunct Neptune
Sun Opposition Saturn/N. Node