mental interests and abilities
He is a progressive thinker and he is open and receptive to new technologies and breakthroughs in science, and the latest discoveries in any field. Franchot Tone has high expectations and a profound belief that mankind's problems can be solved through the use of man's creative intelligence and inventive mind. Franchot has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. Tone also likes to keep abreast of current developments in world affairs, for he instinctively knows that what happens in one part of the world affects everyone. Franchot Tone has a strong humanitarian drive. Practically speaking, Franchot Tone has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
Franchot has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Franchot Tone is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Tone. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
He is mentally restless, intellectually thirsty and immensely curious. Franchot Tone may study and travel widely in order to satisfy these urges and he is even happier if he shares his journeys with companions. Franchot's gifts lie in his capacity for learning about the beliefs of a broad spectrum of people, making long-distance connections, opening up channels of communication and understanding, bringing people together from foreign lands, and promoting social and cultural exchange.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Tone's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Franchot Tone may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
His mind is serious and deep, and Franchot Tone will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until he has thoroughly considered and studied it. Franchot has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Franchot Tone 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, Franchot Tone is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
Tone will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Franchot Tone's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Franchot Tone incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
His intellectual interests tend to be offbeat or unusual. Anything "alternative", innovative, experimental, creatively inspired or new is right up Tone's alley. Franchot Tone may not have the patience to study these things in depth, but he has an instinctive grasp of them. The esoteric sciences like astrology, numerology, and the like are subjects Franchot could pick up quite easily.
Franchot has an eye for artistic work and has the ability to set his thoughts and feelings in motion. Tone can be a spellbinder and could give stimulating ideas to other people. His parental home probably was filled with intellectual and artistic stimulations.
Franchot has an abundance of thoughts and many ideas to expand his horizon. Always receptive to new ideas, Franchot Tone tends to acquire considerable knowledge. New vistas of understanding may appeal to Tone, and he may get involved in groups that teach these ideas.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aquarius
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Sextile Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Sextile Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus