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 Eugene McCarthy, 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 McCarthy at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Eugene McCarthy 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. Gene often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. McCarthy can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Eugene McCarthy is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Eugene McCarthy as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
He is quite verbal and communicative and eager to get his own ideas and opinions across to others. Eugene McCarthy says what is on his mind. Others see McCarthy as a lively, intelligent person, and perhaps somewhat of a chatterbox at times.
Eugene McCarthy 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. McCarthy could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Eugene McCarthy 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.
He is likely to concentrate on himself a lot and tends to have melancholic thoughts, at times even brooding over something. Preferring to be alone, Eugene McCarthy always makes sure to have his own space. Very self-reliant, he has a need to work by himself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 1st house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury Opposition Saturn/MC