mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Émile has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Émile Zola never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Émile has an introspective turn of mind and may enjoy keeping a journal or a record of his dreams and personal experiences, or learning about psychology, history, and the inner workings and emotional foundations of his own life. Zola is studious and somewhat of a bookworm.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Zola is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. Émile Zola tends to be very personal and subjective in his point of view. He has a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, dreams, desires and other things that are meaningful to them. Émile Zola could be an excellent interviewer, reporter or biographer. Idle talk and gossip are his vices.
The study of the past - history, archeology, genealogy, etc. - is of great interest to him. Psychology, symbolism, mythology and languages are also areas that Émile Zola is drawn to.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Émile Zola often finds it hard not to speak out.
Émile Zola has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Émile dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Zola is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Émile Zola can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Zola enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Émile Zola is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Zola combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Émile 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.
Émile Zola possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Zola gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Émile Zola tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Émile Zola is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Émile Zola 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. Émile Zola 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.
Émile Zola has a positive outlook on life, is far-sighted and prudent, and has a wealth of thoughts. Zola tends to plan large scale projects or ventures and is likely to be very successful. Émile has good business associations and he also loves social meetings.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 4th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/MC