mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Alan has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Alan Greenspan never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Alan Greenspan thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Alan Greenspan does.
Alan Greenspan would be an excellent teacher or counselor for he listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Alan, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Greenspan works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Greenspan. Alan Greenspan also has a talent for learning languages.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Alan Greenspan is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Greenspan combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Alan has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Alan Greenspan possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Greenspan gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Alan Greenspan tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Greenspan will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Alan Greenspan's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Alan Greenspan incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
An independent and original thinker, Alan is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to him "out of the blue". Alan Greenspan grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem him rather eccentric and unusual in his interests. Alan Greenspan does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Alan Greenspan has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Greenspan's attitude toward associations could be somewhat critical and he may be emotionally nervous when he is around others. But he has a need to exchange ideas with others and the way Alan Greenspan reacts to others is important to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Opposition Moon/N. Node