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 Edmund Muskie, 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 Muskie at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Edmund Muskie 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. Ed often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Muskie can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Edmund Muskie is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Edmund Muskie as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Ed does not speak up readily, even when he has a lot to say! Also, his mind tends to drift and Muskie finds it difficult to absorb very factual material that does not have much color or imaginative appeal. His intuition and first impressions are likely to be quite accurate, however, and Edmund Muskie tends to depend upon this faculty when making decisions.
He speaks clearly, decisively, and convincingly and thoroughly enjoys a vigorous discussion or debate. Edmund Muskie would be an effective lawyer or public speaker, a salesman of ideas. Others tend to listen to Muskie and follow his lead, and he has a talent for directing people and making decisions. Edmund Muskie also has an aptitude for writing - especially criticism or satire.
Edmund Muskie has an aptitude for solving difficult mental problems due to his careful, methodical approach, attention to detail and tenacity in following a matter through to its conclusion. Edmund Muskie has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. Muskie can get entirely wrapped up in his own thoughts and completely engrossed in a minor detail. He is slow and cautious, but extremely thorough in his work. Conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, he may be narrow-minded or closed to any idea that has no concrete proof or scientific verification. He prefers dealing with facts rather than abstract speculation. Edmund Muskie may also be distrustful or fearful of anything he cannot understand with his rational mind. He is well-suited to work in research or any field that requires careful study and thought.
Muskie is generally in a positive frame of mind and he has the ability to express himself well. Edmund Muskie could be successful in speaking, lecturing, writing, or acting. Ed might also be interested in issues of health, diet etc. and may consider a profession in the medical field.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 12th house
Mercury Trine Mars
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Jupiter