mental interests and abilities
Friedrich Engels possesses vision and foresight, and his mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. He is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Engels is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and he is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. He is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Friedrich to deal with details and particulars. Friedrich Engels has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
Engels enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Friedrich Engels likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other display of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
He is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Engels' interest. His interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Friedrich Engels is a natural listener with a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, relationships, dreams and desires - namely the things that are meaningful to them. Engels could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Friedrich Engels has a particular interest in the past. He is concerned either with personal history (childhood and early family experiences, genealogy, etc.) or with the roots and origins of societies (archeology, mythology, history, etc.).
Friedrich Engels is nostalgic and he loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss his own experiences and feelings. Friedrich likes to read biographies and memoirs, and he probably keeps a diary or journal himself. Friedrich Engels also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
Friedrich Engels appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. He could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Engels could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Friedrich 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 benefit to Engels in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although his tact was commented on above, Friedrich Engels can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Friedrich Engels often finds it hard not to speak out.
Friedrich Engels 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. Friedrich dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Engels is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Friedrich Engels can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Engels enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
An independent and original thinker, Friedrich is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to him "out of the blue". Friedrich Engels grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem him rather eccentric and unusual in his interests. Friedrich Engels does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Friedrich Engels has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Friedrich is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. Friedrich Engels has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and Friedrich Engels has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or private investigation. He is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. He is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Engels is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
Friedrich Engels tends to have big plans and pursues his ideas with great zeal. Friedrich Engels also has the power to influence people and sway them to his point of view. He may accomplish this through public speaking or writing, and could do well in publicity or advertising.
Friedrich wants to be himself and he has a need to assert his individuality. Acting independently, he wants to do things immediately. There is a nervous energy about Friedrich Engels that could lead to accidents, if he neglects to be careful.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 5th house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Square Pluto
Mercury Opposition Moon/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Mars/Uranus