mental interests and abilities
He is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for his mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Alexis Denisof, and he is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating his thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Denisof at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Alexis Denisof as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal as well. He is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to him. Alexis often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Denisof can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Alexis Denisof is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Alexis Denisof as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Alexis Denisof 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 Alexis Denisof does.
Alexis Denisof has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Alexis dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Denisof is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Alexis Denisof can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Denisof enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Alexis Denisof has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. He is not a specialist for he seeks a broad overview; he wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest him.
He also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to his success in the business world. However, Denisof's optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Alexis Denisof sometimes promises more than he can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt him later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Denisof's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Alexis Denisof may travel extensively in his work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for him.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Denisof's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Alexis Denisof may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
His mind is serious and deep, and Alexis Denisof will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until he has thoroughly considered and studied it. Alexis has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Alexis Denisof has an aptitude for research or doing mental work that requires precise, organized thinking, attention to detail and a methodical approach. He is conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, and may be narrow-minded and closed to new ideas, especially if there is no concrete proof or scientific verification of them. Socially, Alexis Denisof is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
Denisof will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Alexis Denisof'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! Alexis Denisof incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Alexis Denisof has a brilliant, inventive mind, and Denisof's sudden flashes of insight and clear perception enable him to grasp concepts very quickly. At times Denisof's mind flits from one subject to the next so rapidly that Alexis Denisof cannot thoroughly digest any of them. Alexis gets bored and restless, and intellectually rebels against too much tedium. He may be abrupt and impatient with people who plan and plod along, because Alexis Denisof likes to be open to inspiration and spontaneous. Denisof could invent or discover something truly original, unique or unheard of.
Even though Denisof can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Alexis could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Alexis Denisof may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Denisof's thinking.
Although Alexis Denisof's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Denisof 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.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Denisof could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Alexis Denisof has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Alexis Denisof has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people, playing intellectual power games with them or seeking to manipulate their thinking processes could lead to a great deal of conflict and opposition in his life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for Alexis can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Alexis Denisof has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Opposition Uranus
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto