mental interests and abilities
He is a progressive thinker and he is open and receptive to new technologies and breakthroughs in science, and the latest discoveries in any field. Deke Slayton has high expectations and a profound belief that mankind's problems can be solved through the use of man's creative intelligence and inventive mind. Deke has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. Slayton also likes to keep abreast of current developments in world affairs, for he instinctively knows that what happens in one part of the world affects everyone. Deke Slayton has a strong humanitarian drive. Practically speaking, Deke Slayton has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
He is quite verbal and communicative and eager to get his own ideas and opinions across to others. Deke Slayton says what is on his mind. Others see Slayton as a lively, intelligent person, and perhaps somewhat of a chatterbox at times.
Deke Slayton appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Slayton could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Deke Slayton has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
Although his tact was commented on above, Deke Slayton can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
Deke Slayton has a sharp tongue and ready wit, and he enjoys intellectual competition, problem solving and demanding intellectual work. In a debate, he knows how to drive his point home. Deke Slayton also possesses quick reflexes and dexterity and could be an excellent tennis or racquetball player. Any sport which involves a dynamic exchange between players is a suitable arena for Slayton.
His thinking is influenced by the way Deke Slayton feels about love and he tends to speak freely about love relationships and sexual matters. A very good articulator, Slayton has the ability to play with words and could do well as a writer of love stories.
Deke Slayton 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 Aquarius
Mercury in 1st house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury Sextile Mars
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Mars
Mercury Opposition Neptune/N. Node