mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Bertrand Russell dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before he has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. He is also difficult to sway once his mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, he is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever he sets his mind to for he is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Bertrand Russell succeeds, not so much because of his intellectual brilliance, but because he has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Bertrand has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Bertrand Russell uses his mind to organize, classify, and bring order to his environment. He is interested in the refinement of his technical skills and abilities and is a stickler for details. Organizational skills, training others in his area of expertise, or work involving teaching and communications are highly probable for Russell.
Often Bertrand's emotions and his logic are out of sync with one another. What Bertrand Russell feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. Bertrand Russell functions best when he takes time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Bertrand Russell studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and Bertrand Russell may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling his feelings would be very gratifying for Russell.
He is sensitive and compassionate in his dealings with other people. But Bertrand Russell tends to get lost in his fantasies when it comes to love relationships; he is inclined to exaggerate his emotions and could easily be deceived or misled.
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, Bertrand Russell 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 Taurus
Mercury in 6th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Mercury Opposition Saturn/MC