mental interests and abilities
Edmund Hillary is a person of strong opinions and he expresses his views energetically and often dramatically. He is an entertaining speaker and tends to embellish or exaggerate in order to get his point across. Edmund has an aptitude for storytelling and performing. Even if his arena is only the classroom or dining room table, Hillary puts on a good show. Edmund has an abundance of creative ideas and he does not enjoy a job in which he has no creative input or does not share in the decision-making. Edmund Hillary could be an effective politician, spokesperson, group leader, director or coach.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Edmund Hillary and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Hillary needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. He is also deeply curious about or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
Edmund Hillary 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 Edmund, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Hillary 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 Hillary. Edmund Hillary also has a talent for learning languages.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Edmund Hillary is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Hillary combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Edmund 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.
His mind is serious and deep, and Edmund Hillary will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until he has thoroughly considered and studied it. Edmund has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Edmund Hillary has an aptitude for research or doing mental work that requires precise, organized thinking, attention to detail and a methodical approach. He is conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, and may be narrow-minded and closed to new ideas, especially if there is no concrete proof or scientific verification of them. Socially, Edmund Hillary is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Leo
Mercury in 8th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Saturn