Brian De Palma
mental interests and abilities
He is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well grounded and pragmatic, De Palma tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Brian De Palma unless they are useful in a tangible way. He is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. His strengths lie in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Brian De Palma tends to be very good at what he does and critical of others' work if it does not meet his high standards.
He is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviewing, discussing, debating, counseling, negotiating, getting and giving feedback, and sharing information. Brian De Palma is drawn to intelligent and verbal people, with whom he can communicate and from whom he can learn. Brian loves to have an audience to hear his ideas, and he also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
Brian De Palma 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 Brian, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. De Palma works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for De Palma. Brian De Palma also has a talent for learning languages.
Independent and freethinking, Brian De Palma dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Brian insists on discovering his own truth. Brian De Palma 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 De Palma 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". Brian has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Brian De Palma also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
His mind does not function in a linear, logical manner and Brian De Palma is often unable to express his thoughts in simple, everyday language. Symbols, images, art or music better express De Palma's ideas. Flights of imagination and fantasy carry Brian into strange and beautiful worlds, and he could foster the ability to transcribe some of his perceptions so as to share them with others, for example, by writing fantasy, fiction, lyrics or poetry. De Palma is sensitive to nuances and possesses intuitive or psychic gifts, but he may become confused between imagination and true perception. Brian De Palma has a strong mystical and idealistic bent, and has difficulty focusing his attention on practical or mundane activities. Brian De Palma is strongly attracted to metaphysical and spiritual topics.
He is mentally active and always seeking new and different avenues of self-expression. Restless, touchy and impulsive, De Palma will probably have to learn compromise in his dealings with others. Brian De Palma tends to have an unusual domestic life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 7th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Neptune
Mercury Opposition Moon/Uranus