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 is natural to Angus Young, 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 Young at times and consequently he may appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Angus Young as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal also. He is intuitive and is able to sense what others' thoughts and feelings are, even before they say anything to him. Angus often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Young can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Angus Young is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Angus Young as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Young enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Angus Young likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other display of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
Angus Young 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 Angus, and he is able to read between the lines and to sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Young works well with and understand women, and the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal subjects (rather than factual or technical). Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Young. Angus Young also has a talent for learning languages.
His desire to make a point overrides sometimes his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener but often it is hard for Angus Young not to speak out.
Angus Young has a sharp tongue and ready wit, and he enjoys intellectual competition, problem solving, and demanding intellectual work. In a debate, he knows how to drive his point home. Angus Young also possesses quick reflexes and dexterity and could be an excellent tennis or racquetball player. Any sport which involves a dynamic exchange between the players is a suitable arena for Young.
Angus has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding his mental horizons. He enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions, and exchanging ideas with those of different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, he is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, and also business. Angus Young learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Angus Young is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Young combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Angus has an introverted frame of mind and he tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own and other people's inner lives and experiences.
Although broad-minded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Young'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 Angus Young may seesaw between his optimism and sense of larger possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Angus Young possesses excellent powers of concentration, and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Young gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion, and he is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work which requires organized thinking, precision, and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive, or technical. Angus Young tends to become a specialist in some field of knowledge, and to become engrossed in all of the small details of that area, sometimes not realizing that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Young will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. Above, Angus Young's thinking is depicted as careful, conservative, methodical, and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information characterizes his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Angus Young incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired, inventive and the deductive, ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Independent and freethinking, Angus Young dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Angus insists on discovering his own truth. Angus Young does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Young finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". Angus has an aptitude for science and new technologies especially interest him. Angus Young also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Angus Young has a charming disposition and loves to socialize and meet new people. Young also likes to be surrounded by beautiful things and likes to talk to others about his views on love relationships problems as well as his views on beauty, fashion and art in general.
He is somewhat restless and in constant search for variety and change. Cautious in one way and optimistic in another, Angus Young frequently changes his mind and his philosophy of life. He may prefer mental work and is likely to choose a scientific field.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 5th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Sextile Mars
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Venus
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Saturn