They have both built their businesses into empires. They are good at empire building. From horoscope perspective, they both belong to a water sign and were both born in the year of the Goat, a Chinese Zodiac sign that belongs to the fourth trine. If all other factors are not taken into consideration, people who belong to the four trine in Chinese Zodiac, especially people born in the year of the Goat, are most kind to others, most accommodating, and so can put up with the most, take up the most challenges, and carry out the longest fights. Belonging to a water sign helps business in ways that I have mentioned in other posts: avoiding confrontation, speedy execuation, etc. But why not a fire sign? Although people of both water signs and fire signs are passionate about their pursues, so much so that they would do anything to achieve their goals, people of fire signs are too much into self protection to have good business and work relationships with their business partners and workers. And building the right relationships with business partners and workers are critically important to business empire building.
I think building a business empire is different from fighting a battle or running a political campaign. Fighting battles or running political campaigns requires short term but fierce fights. And that is what people of second trine are better at. By the way, Martha Stewart may be as famous as Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, her business empire is nowhere near those of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
I have found many people of fire signs, especially Sagittarius, who I do not like. But Bradley Manning is a Sagittarius who I do not have any negative feeling toward. After I read about him on Wikipedia, I do not find anything I do not like about him. I think he is just a person with some believe and acted according to what he believed in (which is “without information, you cannot make informed decisions as a public”). He might have made mistakes in things that he has done. But it was not because he is a Sagittarius. Rather it was because of what he believed in. If you hate him, it is because you do not share his believe, not because he is a Sagittarius.
Whenever we dislike someone, it is most likely because we do not like what he/she is pursuing. People of fire signs are dedicated to achieving their goals and would try to achieve their goals by all means with less regard to code of conduct. That is why we do not like them when we do not like what they are pursuing. This may be the real reason why I do not like many people of fire signs.
By the way, Daniel Ellsberg (Goat, Aries), the most famous whistle-blower in American history whose leaking of “The Pentagon Papers” brought the Vietnam War to an end, is also a fire sign with a Chinese Zodiac sign that belongs to the fourth trine, just like Bradley Manning (Rabbit, Sagittarius).
Other people in history and celebrities who also belong to a fire sign and the fourth trine include Hugh Thompson (Goat, Aries) and Robert De Niro (Goat, Leo). They are different from people of fire signs who belong to the first trine (and perhaps second trine as well) in Chinese Zodiac, such as Don Imus (Dragon, Leo), John Galliano (Rat, Sagittarius), and Peter King (Monkey, Aries), who are prejudiced against certain people (even though they do not want to admit it). I think this is because people of fourth trine (and perhaps those of third trine as well) have more feelings for others (just as they have more feelings for themselves as well), which makes them more kind and liberal, while people of first trine and second trine are more harsh, demanding, vain, conservative, and prejudiced.
It may be good to be independent. But it is not good to be arrogant. I found many people of earth signs to be very independent. But some of them make people feel that they are arrogant as well. I am not sure why and when they cross the line. But many of them do cross the line.
Of the most famous earth signs, I have not seen John McCain crossing the line. I think Carrie Prejean may have crossed the line sometimes.
I have met several young women of earth signs who have crossed the line. It is a small annoyance in life. People should not always follow the crowd or be submissive. But that does not mean that they can disrespect other people.
Depends on who you ask. What he did to Samantha Geimer when she was 13 years old is what a lot of men of fire signs would do when they want to have sex. They just think of what they want and how to get it. If it is not for fear of being punished for it, they do not care if the other party wants it or not. That is how they live their lives. People of other signs may find it difficult to accept it. But should people be punished for having the wrong personality which they were born with?
By the way, being born in a year that belongs to the second trine makes Roman Polanski more aggressive. That explains both the reason why he did things against others’ wills and the reason why he is successful in his career.
PS: I don’t think that it is a coincidence that many of those who have been accused of sexual harassment (Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger) belong to fire signs.
Believe it or not, people who love to romance and people who love intimacy and are more likely to have children are not the same people. People of earth signs and air signs love to romance more. People of water signs and fire signs love intimacy more and are more likely to have children. People who love to romance may be dating their whole life without ever settling down to have a family.
Also, a lot of men of earth signs, men of fire signs who are close to earth signs, and men of air signs who are not close to water signs, like to pursue younger women, the younger the better for them. It may be due to the fact that they like to be challenged and they enjoy the thrills of winning. This kind of men only enjoy getting women to fall in love with them. They do not enjoy the companionship of the women they conquer.
On the other hand, a lot of men of water signs, especially Pisces, prefer older women. I am not sure why.
I am wondering if people of fire signs and earth signs are more likely to succeed in arts, music and entertainment. I am also wondering if this is because they are less aware of reality and more into their imagination, which is also the reason why mass killers as well as dictators are more likely to belong to fire signs and earth signs.
This is not always true. But I have the feeling that people of water signs and fire signs are more likely to conceal the truth to protect their self interests. For example, O.J. Simpson was more likely to have covered up to avoid punishment while Michael Jackson was more likely to have told the truth as he knew it when faced with accusations.
This is not because people of water signs and fire signs are less moral. Rather, it is because they are more afraid of being confronted and having to provide an explanation, which they do not have as much courage for as people of earth signs and air signs do. Avoiding confrontations does help them reach their goals faster. That is why they are more likely to succeed in business and politics which often require speedy executions.
Another reason for people of water signs and fire signs to cover up more may be that they are more into self-protection and less into altruism as compared to people of earth signs and air signs.
With that said, there are plenty of exceptions. Conclusions in horoscope are never absolute. For example, I have said that people of water signs tend to have more respect for the powerful. But there are people of water signs who dare to speak truth to power too. I just read an article on the Gates Arrest on time.com by Lawrence O’Donnell, who is a Scorpio, and I see that he did not look down on professor Gates or try to defend the police. Jim Garrison, Democratic District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, who is also a Scorpio, is the most daring I have ever seen. He dared to tell the truth and were not afraid of the most powerful people in this country. I did not expect such personality traits in a Scorpio. To explain this, I will have to say that Lawrence O’Donnell and Jim Garrison saw that the Presidents of the United States deserved the most respect. But still, it is undeniable that those who were against the Presidents were the most powerful people in the United States.
They did not just die in similar ways. They both belong to an earth sign and they were both born in the year of the Dog.
People who belong to the third trine like to take the lead, and tend to be constantly trying something new. That is why they are more likely to succeed in entertainment.
People of earth signs are independent. So the arts they create are more original. Also, they love to pursue, and are very hard working. That is why they can make it big in entertainment.
This humor is from an unknown source. I am posting it here not because I completely agree with it, but because I want you not to take horoscope too seriously. As far as I know, only the statement about my sign is true in my case up until now.
AQUARIUS (Jan 20 – Feb 18)
You have an inventive mind and are inclined to be progressive. You lie a great deal. You make the same mistakes repeatedly because you are stupid. Everyone thinks you are a jerk.
PISCES (Feb 19 – Mar 20)
You have a vivid imagination and often think you are being followed by the F.B.I. or the C.I.A. You have minor influence on your friends and people resent you for flaunting your power. You lack confidence.
ARIES (Mar 21 – Apr 20)
You are the pioneer type. You are quick tempered, impatient, and scornful of advice. You are a prick.
TAURUS (Apr 21 – May 20)
You are practical and persistent. You have dogged determination and work like hell. Most people think you are stubborn and bullheaded. You are nothing but a goddam Nazi.
GEMINI (May 21 – June 20)
You are a quick and intelligent thinker. People like you are bisexual. You are inclined to expect too much for too little. This means you are a cheap bastard.
CANCER (June 21 – July 22)
You are sympathetic and understanding to other people’s problems which makes you a sucker. You are always putting things off. That is why you will always be on welfare and won’t be worth a shit. Everyone in prison is a Cancer.
LEO (July 23 – Aug 22)
You consider yourself a born leader. Others think you are an idiot. Most Leos are bullies. You are vain and cannot tolerate honest criticism. Your arrogance is disgusting.
VIRGO (Aug 23 – Sept 22)
You are the logical type and hate disorder. This shit-picking is sickening to your friends. You are cold and unemotional. Virgos make good bus drivers and pimps.
LIBRA ( Sept 23 – Oct 22)
You are the artistic type and have a difficult time with reality. If you are male, you’re probably queer. Chances for employment and monetary gain are nil.
SCORPIO (Oct 23 – Nov 21)
The worst of the lot. You are shrewd in business and cannot be trusted. You shall achieve the pinnacle of success because of your total lack of ethics. You are a perfect son-of-a-bitch.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 – Dec 21)
You are optimistic and enthusiastic. You have a reckless tendency to rely on luck since you have no talent. The majority of Sagittarians are drunks. You are not worth the time of day.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 19)
You are conservative and afraid of taking risks. You are basically chickenshit. There has never been a Capricorn of any importance (which is obviously not true).
As revealed in this article on The Improper’s “Suicide Model Ruslana Korshunova’s Three Loves” and this article on The New York Daily News “Mom, pals question model’s tragic death after view from Korshunova’s balcony“, Ruslana Korshunova was actually heart broken over her relationship with her one time fling in Moscow instead. The fact that she jumped right after a conversation with him shows her action was spurred by her emotion at the moment, not by a deliberate consideration. That explains why she did not leave a suicide note.
People may find it difficult to understand why she would have jumped just for one moment of despair, no matter how deep it was. But I have seen in my real life how emotional Cancers like Ruslana Korshunova can be, and what kind of extreme actions their emotions can spur, especially for those whose Chinese Zodiac signs belong to the fourth trine, like Ruslana Korshunova.
There is another young woman in the news who was born in the same year and same month, and has the same sun sign as Ruslana Korshunova. Their birthdays are only a few days apart. She has been indicted for the murder of her roommate. In both cases, their negative feelings grew over a period of time and bursted at one point and triggered extreme actions that most people, especially those who know them, can not understand.
I think as people with Chinese Zodiac signs that belong to the fourth trine, they have a very strong desire to be in control but are also willing to put up with too much before they explode. And as Cancers, they are very emotional. These are the two factors that contribute to their unthinkable acts. By the way, this has strengthened my believe that O.J. Simpson could have committed the crime he was accused of.