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. Arnold 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. Arnold Toynbee 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.
His mental skills and intelligence are directed toward practical matters, and Arnold Toynbee is interested in the tangible effects of any abstract idea or concept. He is very interested in finance, economics, and moneymaking strategies.
Arnold Toynbee 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, Toynbee's optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Arnold Toynbee 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 Toynbee's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Arnold Toynbee 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), Toynbee'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 Arnold Toynbee may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Arnold Toynbee possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Toynbee 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. Arnold Toynbee 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.
He is very sociable and has a talent for organizing and arranging associations or groups of people. Arnold Toynbee is likely to have good cooperation between people and he proudly shares his successes with them.
He is likely to concentrate on himself a lot and tends to have melancholic thoughts, at times even brooding over something. Preferring to be alone, Arnold Toynbee always makes sure to have his own space. Very self-reliant, he has a need to work by himself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 2nd house
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/N. Node
Mercury Opposition Saturn/MC