mental interests and abilities
One of Desmond's greatest assets is his ability to see both sides of an issue, and to negotiate and bring about compromise and reconciliation. Tactful, reasonable, and endowed with considerable social finesse, Desmond Harrington works well with people in business as well as in personal relationships. He is objective and somewhat detached from emotional bias, and makes an excellent consultant, mediator or public relations person. Desmond Harrington insists on fairness and seeks to foster harmony or at least peaceful coexistence between people. His sense of diplomacy is an asset to any business or social setting. Desmond Harrington also has fine aesthetic sensitivities and could work in an artistic or cultural environment.
Desmond Harrington thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Desmond Harrington's work.
Desmond Harrington 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 Desmond Harrington tends to be factual and to the point.
Although Desmond Harrington's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Harrington 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.
Imaginative, intuitive, and nonlinear in his thinking, Desmond Harrington has a gift for writing poetry, fiction, or fantasy. Desmond also has a natural openness to the spiritual, intangible side of life and could write or speak on these subjects. He could also foster an innate clairvoyant tendency in himself quite easily.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Desmond Harrington is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Desmond Harrington 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. Desmond Harrington 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.
His sense of reality seems a bit distorted and Harrington tends to always think the worst. His attitude toward the world is rather pessimistic and Desmond Harrington places too much importance on matters that really are not important and ignores the ones that are.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Libra
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Sextile Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/Neptune