Sun Sign Profile
Bonnie M. Wells
Aquarius is the eleventh Sign of the Zodiac, and Aquarians are the perfect representatives for the Age of Aquarius.
Those born under this Sign have the social conscience needed to carry us into the new millennium.
These folks are humanitarian, philanthropic and keenly interested in making the world a better place. Along those lines, they'd like to make the world work better, which is why they focus much of their energy on our social institutions and how they work (or don't work).
Aquarians are visionaries, progressive souls who love to spend time thinking about how things can be better. They are also quick to engage others in this process, which is why they have so many friends and acquaintances.
Making the world a better place is a collaborative effort for Aquarians.
The Sign of Aquarius is symbolized by the Water Bearer.
In much the same way that the Water Bearer brings that precious liquid as a gift, Aquarians shower the world with their thoughts and new ideas.
Luckily for Aquarians (and the rest of us), they are at a near-genius level, so their minds churn out some amazing things.
Their thought process is also inventive and original. While Aquarians are happy to bestow these ideas as a gift with no strings attached, they are much happier when the rest of the world agrees with them.
Naysayers will quickly find out that Aquarians can be impatient, even temperamental, with those who disagree. Yes, these folks can be quite fixed in their opinions, in keeping with the Fixed Quality assigned to this Sign. Even though Aquarians are happy to give, and they do, it's often on their terms and within their comfort level. Generally, that means ample space, since these folks are freedom-loving and individualistic and need to roam (and yes, they do enjoy travel).
While Aquarians are generally sympathetic and compassionate, they like it when things go their own quirky way. Some might call their behavior eccentric (and they would be right), but when you consider that the Aquarian's heart is truly in the right place, a few oddities should be overlooked.
In their own way, Aquarians treasure their many friends and acquaintances and want to give back as much as they can.
Aquarius is ruled by the Planets Saturn and Uranus.
Powerful Saturn was considered the father of many gods in ancient Roman times, and was the original ruler of Aquarius.
Uranus is the oldest of the gods in Roman mythology; this Planet was discovered much later than Saturn and was only more recently assigned to this Sign.
The combination of these planetary energies is strong and vibrant. Saturn's force field is that of the stern taskmaster, which is one reason why Aquarians love to think and put their ideas out to the world.
They also love to think they're right! It's Uranus which instills Aquarians with their visionary spirit. If it's new, radical and rebellious, Aquarians are all over it. The fact that these folks can think so creatively and inventively is one of their greatest assets.
Water Bearers are all about progress and technology -- they love the latest gadgets, gewgaws, computers and next-generation technologies.
Thanks to a genius which borders on insanity (!), those born under this Sign have the unique ability to present ideas which will revolutionize the world. Their approach in doing so may be unpredictable, impersonal and at times cold, but that's a mad scientist for you!
The Element associated with Aquarius is Air, and that means the rarefied air of the intellectual.
Aquarians will accomplish much with their broad and logical minds, entertaining complex and scientific ideas for the betterment of all. That said, they are also artistic and inventive. It's all in the spirit of creating a better world, hopefully one in keeping with their broad-minded beliefs.
Aquarians believe that their offbeat, original approach will win the day, and that new thought is what is needed to change the world.
Those born under this Sign are altruistic, humane people who are determined to make a difference.
At play, Aquarians like to surround themselves with lots of people, preferably family and friends. That said, if they don't know the 'players,' they soon will!
Baseball and tennis are fun for these folks (though they should be wary of weak ankles), although a spirited match of water polo would also be nice.
It's watery colors which Aquarians favor, a shiny silver or an aqua blue.
When it comes to love, Aquarians will also be playful, even flirtatious. While they play for keeps, it won't necessarily feel that way, since these folks are the antithesis of jealous.
The great strengths of the Aquarius-born are their vision, intellect and humanity.
They are determined to make the world a better place and to help everyone they can along the way.
They are truly the trailblazers of the Zodiac.
More Aquarian Traits & Characteristics
Aquarians are different. They need it that way. They see themselves as puzzle pieces in the larger human design, but don't pigeonhole them. They revel in their own frequency. Aquarians are highly charged electrical entities. Sometimes their internal transformers can't step down the voltage fast enough and we become recipients of their shocks.
Erratically brilliant, rationally cerebral, with a balanced, no nonsense approach to life, they will gladly drop anything and help you out if you are hurt or are in need. This is the sign of The Humanitarian.
You can never get very close to an Aquarian. This is the most impersonal of the signs. They are detached mental beings (unless they have a chart full of water signs) They want you foremost as a friend and you must allow them the pleasure of other friends, both male and female. If you don't like to share your guy or lady, don't team up with them. They relate to the macrocosm more easily then the microcosm and identify with "a group mind " rather than a single entity.
At some point in the life of Aquarians, they may feel ostracized from society. A family member or close relative may have flouted a convention or taboo which caused humiliation and potential scandal, if known. Keeping these secrets created repressive tensions. But because of this, Aquarius grows up with a strong specialized sympathy for the outcast--especially the cruelly castigated or the scorned. They emerge as crusaders for a society of inclusion. They identify with the underdog and see us all as "created equal in the sight of God". Bosses, underlings, slaves, kings, queens, and maids are all painted with the same human brush of equality.
Unless wiltingly insecure, Aquarians are the least likely of the signs to be a snob, unless their bias is against snobs, themselves, who are--of course--the most insecure of all. Playing Devil's Advocate is the Aquarian's favorite game because it provokes controversy and discussion. Who more than Aquarius loves to surprise us with what may appear to be outrageous assessments?
Aquarius is as ambitious as Capricorn, but prefers to make friends along the path. Aquarian leaders realize that their goals must somehow relate to yours if success is to be attained. Immature or needy Aquarians are parasitic leaners and notorious freeloaders. But the advanced of this species find ingenious ways to elevate the entire spectrum of life on the planet. They truly see that what we do for the least of us raises the standard of all.
Guess what. We are finally into the Aquarian age where perhaps Margaret Mead's words can take root as she 'sees' a society where ,...'every diverse gift may find a fitting place.'
AQUARIANS: Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Dick Cheney, Dan Quayle, Tom Brokaw, Ted Koppel, George Stephanopoulis, Rosa Parks, Andrew Greeley, Ayn Rand, Norman Rockwell, Alice Walker, Oprah Winfrey, Toni Morrison, Mia Farrow, Garth Brooks, Neil Diamond, Placido Domingo, Paul Newman, Ellen Degeneres, Yoko Ono, Alan Alda, Jennifer Anniston, Jeanne Moreau, Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Greg Norman, John McEnroe, Nolan Ryan, Michael Jordan, Kim Novak, Christie Brinkley, Farrah Fawcett, Lana Turner, Eva Gabor, Morgan Fairchild, Cybill Shepherd and Geena Davis.
Bonnie M. Wells
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