mental interests and abilities
Abbie Hoffman possesses vision and foresight, and his mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. He is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Hoffman is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and he is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. He is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Abbie to deal with details and particulars. Abbie Hoffman has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
Inquisitive and communicative, Abbie's mind seems to be "on" all of the time and he is forever gathering information and sharing ideas. His attention span may be rather brief; Hoffman has many and diverse interests and is easily distracted. Hoffman learns quickly, is eager to pass on what he is learning and thinking about, and may talk excessively.
Abbie Hoffman has an aptitude for solving difficult mental problems due to his careful, methodical approach, attention to detail and tenacity in following a matter through to its conclusion. Abbie Hoffman has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. Hoffman can get entirely wrapped up in his own thoughts and completely engrossed in a minor detail. He is slow and cautious, but extremely thorough in his work. Conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, he may be narrow-minded or closed to any idea that has no concrete proof or scientific verification. He prefers dealing with facts rather than abstract speculation. Abbie Hoffman may also be distrustful or fearful of anything he cannot understand with his rational mind. He is well-suited to work in research or any field that requires careful study and thought.
Although Abbie Hoffman's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Hoffman can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Abbie Hoffman enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Abbie Hoffman has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Abbie Hoffman must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Hoffman wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Abbie Hoffman could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Abbie Hoffman because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Abbie may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 3rd house
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Square Neptune