Colonel Tom Parker
mental interests and abilities
Tom has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. He is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once his curiosity has been satisfied. Tom likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not his strong points. Mentally restless, he may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
Colonel Tom Parker has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. He also enjoys meeting new people, conversing and learning a little bit about them, and works well with the public.
Sales, advertising, communications, journalism or public relations are good areas for Colonel Parker. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
Inquisitive and communicative, Tom's mind seems to be "on" all of the time and he is forever gathering information and sharing ideas. His attention span may be rather brief; Colonel Parker has many and diverse interests, and is easily distracted. Colonel Parker learns quickly, is eager to pass on what he is learning and thinking about, and may talk excessively.
Colonel Tom Parker 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 Tom, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Colonel Parker 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 Colonel Parker. Colonel Tom Parker also has a talent for learning languages.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Colonel Tom Parker often finds it hard not to speak out.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Colonel Parker tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Colonel Tom Parker 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. Colonel Tom Parker has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Colonel Tom Parker is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Colonel Parker combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Tom has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Colonel Tom Parker has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical, or dry. He could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are his forte. In speech Colonel Tom Parker tends to be factual and to the point.
Colonel Parker will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Colonel Tom Parker's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Colonel Tom Parker incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Colonel Tom Parker grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Colonel Parker tends to leap from one idea to another in a flash, and often without thoroughly digesting any of them. His mind may race so quickly that it is hard for Colonel Tom Parker to sit still for any length of time. Tom has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. Colonel Tom Parker should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Colonel Tom Parker is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Colonel Tom Parker has great powers of concentration and a penetrating mind, with an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or detective work. He is also keenly observant and seems to have "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of other people. Colonel Tom Parker would make an excellent psychotherapist, uncovering the deeper causes and roots of a person's emotional problems. He may also be drawn to esoteric or occult studies and the development of unusual mental powers. He is fascinated by stories of mystery, intrigue and espionage.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 3rd house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Pluto