George S. Patton
mental interests and abilities
George S. Patton 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. Patton 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 George to deal with details and particulars. George S. Patton has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
George S. Patton uses his mind to organize, classify, and bring order to his environment. He is interested in the refinement of his technical skills and abilities and is a stickler for details. Organizational skills, training others in his area of expertise, or work involving teaching and communications are highly probable for Patton.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Patton tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. George S. Patton could be a spokesman for a righteous cause, a lawyer vigorously defending a client, a sharp analyst or critic. He is a convincing speaker, but is not especially receptive to the ideas and opinions of others. George S. Patton has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
George S. Patton has a deep, serious turn of mind, and when out of balance, he tends toward pessimism, cynicism, and overly rigid or judgmental thinking. These are tendencies Patton may have to work to counteract, by choosing to focus on the humor in a situation, associating with cheerful, positive-minded people, and so on. Being around children can sometimes alter and lighten up his mental outlook considerably. Duty, obligation, "should", and "ought to" may color George's thinking too much.
Patton will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, George S. Patton'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! George S. Patton 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 toward the offbeat or unusual. Anything "alternative", innovative, experimental, creatively inspired, or new is right up Patton's alley. George S. Patton 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 George could pick up quite easily.
George S. Patton has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people, playing intellectual power games with them or seeking to manipulate their thinking processes could lead to a great deal of conflict and opposition in his life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for George can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. George S. Patton has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 6th house
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Quincunx Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Sextile Uranus
Mercury Opposition Pluto