Bret Easton Ellis
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 comes naturally to Bret Easton Ellis, 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 Ellis at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Bret Easton Ellis as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal as well. He is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to him. Bret often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Ellis can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Bret Easton Ellis is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Bret Easton Ellis as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Bret Easton Ellis and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Ellis needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. He is also deeply curious about or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
Bret Easton Ellis 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. Bret dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Ellis is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Bret Easton Ellis can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Ellis enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Bret Easton Ellis has a brilliant, inventive mind, and Ellis' sudden flashes of insight and clear perception enable him to grasp concepts very quickly. At times Ellis' mind flits from one subject to the next so rapidly that Bret Easton Ellis cannot thoroughly digest any of them. Bret gets bored and restless, and intellectually rebels against too much tedium. He may be abrupt and impatient with people who plan and plod along, because Bret Easton Ellis likes to be open to inspiration and spontaneous. Ellis could invent or discover something truly original, unique or unheard of.
Bret Easton Ellis has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people, playing intellectual power games with them or seeking to manipulate their thinking processes could lead to a great deal of conflict and opposition in his life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for Bret can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Bret Easton Ellis has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Bret Easton Ellis tends to expect too much from people and consequently often feel let down by the actions of others. Feeling misunderstood, he may try to avoid contact with others as much as possible.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 8th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Opposition Uranus
Mercury Opposition Pluto
Mercury Opposition Neptune/N. Node