mental interests and abilities
Gordon Parks 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. Parks 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 Gordon to deal with details and particulars. Gordon Parks has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
Gordon Parks 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 Gordon Parks does.
Gordon Parks would be an excellent teacher or counselor for he listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Gordon, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Parks works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Parks. Gordon Parks also has a talent for learning languages.
He enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. Parks is interested in a broad perspective, universal principles and systems, and connecting relationships and patterns - namely, he prefers to see the whole picture rather than the sum total of its components.Gordon Parks has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Gordon Parks also has a talent for teaching and sharing his knowledge, and as a teacher, Gordon presents himself as a fellow participant in the ongoing quest for understanding rather than as a figure of authority.
He may become involved in television, publishing or other fields that involve sharing ideas with large groups of people. Gordon Parks excels in areas that require long-range planning and foresight, and can therefore be very successful in business, but he is rather sloppy and haphazard when it comes to implementing his ideas concretely. Gordon Parks should leave the details to someone else. Travel or long-distance contacts and communication will play a major role in his life and work.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Gordon Parks, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Gordon tends, also, to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas, or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any real relevance or validity. Gordon Parks 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.
His thoughts tend to go along artistic lines and he may very well pursue some kind of art as a hobby. In love relationships, Gordon Parks has a sympathetic understanding of his partner's desire for affection and he seems to be able to read their wishes from their viewpoint.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Venus/MC