mental interests and abilities
One of Groucho's greatest assets is his ability to see both sides of an issue, and to negotiate and bring about compromise and reconciliation. Tactful, reasonable, and endowed with considerable social finesse, Groucho Marx works well with people in business as well as in personal relationships. He is objective and somewhat detached from emotional bias, and makes an excellent consultant, mediator or public relations person. Groucho Marx insists on fairness and seeks to foster harmony or at least peaceful coexistence between people. His sense of diplomacy is an asset to any business or social setting. Groucho Marx also has fine aesthetic sensitivities and could work in an artistic or cultural environment.
Groucho Marx has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements, and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Marx does well and is likely to be involved with. Groucho collaborates well in group efforts and is likely to be part of a successful team or large organization.
Groucho Marx 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 Groucho, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Marx 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 Marx. Groucho Marx also has a talent for learning languages.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Groucho Marx often finds it hard not to speak out.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Marx tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Groucho Marx 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. Groucho Marx has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Groucho has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding his mental horizons. He enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions and exchanging ideas with those who have different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, he is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, as well as business. Groucho Marx learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Even though Marx can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Groucho could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Groucho Marx may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Marx's thinking.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Marx could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Groucho Marx has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
His mind is deep and penetrating and he is interested in anything secret, mysterious, or hidden, including the deeper recesses of the human psyche. Groucho Marx possesses an aptitude for private investigation, psychology and research work. Groucho Marx is also drawn to esoteric or occult studies.
Groucho Marx has good powers of perception and visualization and an intense imagination. Greatly inspired, he feels optimistic and hopeful for the future. He is likely to talk a lot about his plans and also is inclined to put on an act at times.
Groucho has the ability to influence others to his way of thinking and could do well in a propaganda campaign. Groucho Marx thinks in big dimensions and has a gift for speaking. He is interested in subjects that encompass a larger view of the world.
Groucho Marx has a great deal of nervous energy and he is likely to feel a strong sense of uneasiness. Others can expect to be hit back hard when they provoke him. Marx is able to make changes if necessary, but in general he is somewhat reluctant to take chances.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Libra
Mercury in 11th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Trine Pluto
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Neptune
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/Uranus