mental interests and abilities
He is a progressive thinker, open and receptive to new technologies and breakthroughs in science, and the latest discoveries in any field. Andy Kaufman has high expectations and a deep belief that mankind's problems can be solved through the use of our creative intelligence and inventive mind. Andy has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. Kaufman also likes to keep abreast of current developments in world affairs, for he instinctively knows that what happens in one part of the world affects everyone. Andy Kaufman has a strong humanitarian impulse. Practically speaking, Andy Kaufman has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
He is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviewing, discussing, debating, counseling, negotiating, getting and giving feedback, and sharing information. Andy Kaufman is drawn to intelligent and verbal people, with whom he can communicate and from whom he can learn. Andy loves to have an audience to hear his ideas, and he also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
Andy Kaufman 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. Andy dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another's argument. At times Kaufman is verbally aggressive and abrasive to others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people by his unadorned frankness. Andy Kaufman can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer, or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Kaufman enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Even though Kaufman can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. With this combination, there are a number of possibilities: Andy could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or perhaps Andy Kaufman swings from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Kaufman's thinking.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy, and metaphysics, and Kaufman could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Andy Kaufman has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Andy has very strong opinions and may be seen as fanatical, extreme, dogmatic, or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people or playing intellectual power games with them, seeking to manipulate their thinking along certain lines, can lead to much conflict and opposition in Kaufman's life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways the media, popular artists, and advertising manipulates and shapes our thoughts, for Andy sees through hypocrisy, sham, and surface appearances quite readily. Andy Kaufman has an intense way of communicating, and he may threaten others unintentionally.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aquarius
Mercury in 7th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto