Gabriel García Márquez
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 Gabriel García Márquez, 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 Márquez at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Gabriel García Márquez 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. Gabo often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Márquez can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Gabriel García Márquez is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Gabriel García Márquez as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Gabriel García Márquez thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Gabriel García Márquez's work.
An independent and original thinker, Gabo 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". Gabriel García Márquez 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. Gabriel García Márquez does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Gabriel García Márquez has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Gabriel García Márquez, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Gabo also tends to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any true relevance or validity. Gabriel García Márquez should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
Gabriel García Márquez has a charming disposition and loves to socialize and meet new people. Márquez also likes to be surrounded by beautiful things and likes to talk to others about his views on love relationships problems as well as his views on beauty, fashion and art in general.
He is optimistic, has a sense of humor and he loves to entertain. Gabriel García Márquez does everything in a loving way and considers love as a decisive enrichment of his life. Just thinking of future happiness in love relationships seems to make Gabo happy.
His thoughts tend to go along artistic lines and he may very well pursue some kind of art as a hobby. In love relationships, Gabriel García Márquez has a sympathetic understanding of his partner's desire for affection and he seems to be able to read their wishes from their viewpoint.
He is very thorough and is likely to commit himself to some type of study or research work. Not very talkative, Gabriel García Márquez tries to avoid contact with others as much as possible and prefers to do his work in seclusion or solitude.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Venus
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Venus/MC
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Pluto