G. K. Chesterton
mental interests and abilities
Gilbert has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. He is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once his curiosity has been satisfied. Gilbert likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not his strong points. Mentally restless, he may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
G. K. Chesterton has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. He also enjoys meeting new people, conversing and learning a little bit about them, and works well with the public.
Sales, advertising, communications, journalism or public relations are good areas for Chesterton. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
His mental skills and intelligence are directed toward practical matters, and G. K. Chesterton is interested in the tangible effects of any abstract idea or concept. He is very interested in finance, economics, and moneymaking strategies.
Often Gilbert's emotions and his logic are out of sync with one another. What G. K. Chesterton feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. G. K. Chesterton functions best when he takes time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If G. K. Chesterton studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and G. K. Chesterton may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling his feelings would be very gratifying for Chesterton.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but G. K. Chesterton often finds it hard not to speak out.
G. K. Chesterton 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. Gilbert dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Chesterton is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. G. K. Chesterton can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Chesterton enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), G. K. Chesterton is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Chesterton combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Gilbert 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.
G. K. Chesterton possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Chesterton 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. G. K. Chesterton 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.
He is physically vigorous and always ready for action. A quick thinker, G. K. Chesterton is able to make swift decisions and may unknowingly create for himself opportunities to take control over others or to be a leader.
His sexuality probably developed early in life and problems of love relationships could be on his mind a lot. G. K. Chesterton may adopt a somewhat pompous and flirtatious way of speech and the subject "sex" may come up repeatedly during the course of his conversations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 2nd house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Mars
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Pluto