mental interests and abilities
Berry Gordy possesses vision and foresight, and his mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. He is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Gordy is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and he is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. He is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Berry to deal with details and particulars. Berry Gordy has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
Berry Gordy 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 some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Berry Gordy's work.
Berry Gordy 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. Berry dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Gordy is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Berry Gordy can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Gordy enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Independent and freethinking, Berry Gordy dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Berry insists on discovering his own truth. Berry Gordy 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 Gordy 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". Berry has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Berry Gordy also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Even though Gordy 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: Berry could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Berry Gordy may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Gordy's thinking.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Berry Gordy enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Berry Gordy has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Berry Gordy must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Gordy wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Berry Gordy could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Berry Gordy because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Berry may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
He is physically vigorous and always ready for action. A quick thinker, Berry Gordy is able to make swift decisions and may unknowingly create for himself opportunities to take control over others or to be a leader.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Mars