mental interests and abilities
Clear, objective and realistic, she is unimpressed by exaggerated claims or promises. Elaine Pagels insists on being shown the facts behind any statement she hears, and her natural skepticism often borders on cynicism. Pagels approaches problems clearly and rationally and maintains her poise and objectivity even in the midst of critical situations. Anyone seeking Pagels' advice is certain to get an unemotional and unbiased assessment of their situation, and Elaine - therefore - makes a good arbitrator or judge. She is thorough, conscientious and disciplined in her thinking, and has an aptitude for business, organization and administration. Elaine Pagels is also a good strategist, and she will plan and patiently follow a realistic course which will lead to her eventual success. Serious-minded and studious, Pagels enjoys quiet time alone for thinking or reading.
Pagels enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge her intellectually. Elaine Pagels likes to show off her verbal or intellectual skills and to use her mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other display of her creative intelligence appeal to her.
Independent and freethinking, Elaine Pagels dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and she especially does not like being told how to think, for Elaine insists on discovering her own truth. Elaine Pagels does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows her to make her own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. She is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Pagels finds exciting and stimulating. Her mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to her "out of the blue". Elaine has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to her. Elaine Pagels also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
She is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Pagels could teach these subjects to others. Her mind is imaginative and inspired and Elaine Pagels has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Her way of thinking is greatly influenced by the conditions in her environment. In general, Elaine Pagels prefers to be alone and away from the stress in her surroundings, for her daily contact with others always seems to bring some kind of trouble in one way or another.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Capricorn
Mercury in 5th house
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Asc.