The Aquarius Archetype: Challenging Authority

This is a clip from one of my Favorite movies, “Finding Forrester”, starring Rob Brown and Sean Connery. In this scene, it looks like Professor Crawford is suffering from a case of Sagittarian intellectual pomposity when his authority is challenged by Jamal Wallace, who is played by Brown.

In general, Aquarian energy is humanitarian. Jamal felt the need to help one of his fellow students, Mr. Coleridge, because he saw him being exposed and subjected to unnecessary ridicule for not being able to answer a question.

He also stood up to Professor Crawford’s authority (another Aquarian specialty) and sacrificed getting kicked out of the classroom to prove his point, and did so with a cool head.

These are a couple of facets of the Aquarian Archetype in action..

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