mental interests and abilities
He is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for his mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Dirk Bogarde, and he is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating his thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Bogarde at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Dirk Bogarde as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal as well. He is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to him. Dirk often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Bogarde can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Dirk Bogarde is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Dirk Bogarde as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Dirk Bogarde has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Bogarde does well and is likely to be involved with. Dirk is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Dirk Bogarde 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. Bogarde could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Dirk Bogarde 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.
Dirk Bogarde has a very restless and curious mind, and an endless thirst for knowledge, information, learning, or - at the very least - mental stimulation. Intellectually, Bogarde likes to cover a lot of ground, see the big picture and grasp the overall concepts. Dirk Bogarde naturally seeks to discover how all of the small pieces fit together in some grand pattern, and what it all means. Details, technical precision, and the practical application of his theories or insights are not really Bogarde's concern. His "broad brush strokes" approach can be a bit sloppy.
The study of universal law, religion, philosophy or other primarily abstract and conceptual fields appeal to Bogarde. He is ideally suited for broadcasting, publishing, communicating to large groups of people and teaching. When he is enthusiastic about an idea, it is very hard for Dirk Bogarde to keep it to himself. He has a bit of the evangelist in him.
An independent and original thinker, Dirk is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to him "out of the blue". Dirk Bogarde grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem him rather eccentric and unusual in his interests. Dirk Bogarde does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Dirk Bogarde has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Dirk Bogarde, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Dirk also tends to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any true relevance or validity. Dirk Bogarde should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
His mind is deep and penetrating and he is interested in anything secret, mysterious, or hidden, including the deeper recesses of the human psyche. Dirk Bogarde possesses an aptitude for private investigation, psychology and research work. Dirk Bogarde is also drawn to esoteric or occult studies.
Dirk Bogarde has a tendency to dwell upon his basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see Dirk as being all thought and no action, but the plans Bogarde makes are more likely to be in keeping with his real inner desires.
He is adaptable and very social and loves to entertain. Because of his charm and outgoing personality, Dirk Bogarde draws others to him. Dirk has an innate nurturing instinct and he loves to take care of others. But Bogarde also knows what appeals to the public and could be a good salesman.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury Opposition Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Trine Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Opposition Moon/Asc.