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. Gil Gerard 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. Gil has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. Gerard 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. Gil Gerard has a strong humanitarian drive. Practically speaking, Gil Gerard has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
Gil Gerard 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 communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Gil Gerard does.
Gil Gerard possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Gerard 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. Gil Gerard 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.
Gerard will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Gil Gerard'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! Gil Gerard incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Independent and freethinking, Gil Gerard dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Gil insists on discovering his own truth. Gil Gerard does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Gerard finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". Gil has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Gil Gerard also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Although Gil Gerard's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Gerard can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Gerard could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Gil Gerard has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Gil Gerard 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 Gil can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Gil Gerard has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
He is very sociable and has a talent for organizing and arranging associations or groups of people. Gil Gerard is likely to have good cooperation between people and he proudly shares his successes with them.
His sense of reality seems a bit distorted and Gerard tends to always think the worst. His attitude toward the world is rather pessimistic and Gil Gerard places too much importance on matters that really are not important and ignores the ones that are.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aquarius
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/N. Node
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Neptune