mental interests and abilities
She is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for her mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Claire Danes, and she is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating her thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Danes at times she may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Claire Danes as a child, and she probably daydreamed a good deal as well. She is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to her. Claire often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and her impressions are usually correct. Danes can be somewhat absent-minded and she becomes so immersed in her own thoughts that she overlooks things in her immediate, tangible environment. Claire Danes is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Claire Danes as anything in the concrete world. Her imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of her greatest gifts.
Claire has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Claire Danes is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest Danes. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
Often Claire's emotions and her logic are out of sync with one another. What Claire Danes feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from her conscious thoughts. Thus she may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up her mind. Claire Danes functions best when she takes time to reflect, brood and incubate her ideas and decisions, utilizing her intuition and emotions as well as her reasoning. If Claire Danes studies her dreams and their messages she will be surprised to discover how often her true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from her conscious stance.
Putting her feelings into words does not come very easily, and Claire Danes 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 her feelings would be very gratifying for Danes.
Claire has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding her mental horizons. She enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions and exchanging ideas with those who have different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, she is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, as well as business. Claire Danes learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Her thinking is influenced by the way Claire Danes feels about love and she tends to speak freely about love relationships and sexual matters. A very good articulator, Danes has the ability to play with words and could do well as a writer of love stories.
She is very thorough and is likely to commit herself to some type of study or research work. Not very talkative, Claire Danes tries to avoid contact with others as much as possible and prefers to do her work in seclusion or solitude.
Claire Danes has a talent for organizing and the ability to sum up conditions quickly. She is curious and inquisitive, but tends to criticize others and to interfere in everything. Claire has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Mars
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Pluto
Mercury Opposition Uranus/Asc.