mental interests and abilities
Burgess has the ability to concentrate and become completely immersed in his work. Burgess Meredith seems to know things at an instinctive, nonverbal level and prefers learning through direct experience or apprenticeship rather than through books or lectures. Burgess has mechanical ability and works well with his hands. Meredith could become adept at sculpture, pottery, carpentry or anything that involves manual creativity.Biology (and related fields such as medicine) interests him as well. Burgess Meredith also has an instinctive rapport with animals, and may feel that he relates better to them than to people! Burgess Meredith tends to become narrowly focused on his own specialized interests and may not have much to say or communicate outside of that particular field.
His mental skills and intelligence are directed toward practical matters and Burgess Meredith is interested in the tangible effects of any abstract idea or concept. He is very interested in finance, economics and moneymaking strategies.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Meredith tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Burgess Meredith could be a spokesman for a righteous cause, a lawyer vigorously defending a client, a sharp analyst or critic. He is a convincing speaker, but is not especially receptive to the ideas and opinions of others. Burgess Meredith has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Burgess Meredith possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Meredith 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. Burgess Meredith 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.
Even though Meredith 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: Burgess could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Burgess Meredith may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Meredith's thinking.
Although Burgess Meredith's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Meredith can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Meredith could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Burgess Meredith has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Prudent and far-sighted, Burgess Meredith has a talent for organizing and negotiating advantageous business deals. Meredith has a wealth of plans and is capable of thinking them out and putting them into action successfully. Burgess Meredith seems to have the sense to avoid any real risky ventures.
His sense of reality seems a bit distorted and Meredith tends to always think the worst. His attitude toward the world is rather pessimistic and Burgess Meredith places too much importance on matters that really are not important and ignores the ones that are.
Burgess Meredith forms his own conclusion about things and may have some difficulty in exchanging his thoughts and ideas with others, although they regard his ideas as having a good foundation. Most of his conversations tend to have a serious overtone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Scorpio
Mercury in 2nd house
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Mars/Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Neptune
Mercury Opposition Saturn/N. Node