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 Harry Belafonte, 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 Belafonte at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Harry Belafonte 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. Harry often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Belafonte can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Harry Belafonte is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Harry Belafonte as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Harry Belafonte has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Belafonte does well and is likely to be involved with. Harry is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Harry Belafonte appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Belafonte could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Harry Belafonte has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
An independent and original thinker, Harry 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". Harry Belafonte 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. Harry Belafonte does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Harry Belafonte has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Harry Belafonte, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Harry 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. Harry Belafonte 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.
He is very thorough and is likely to commit himself to some type of study or research work. Not very talkative, Harry Belafonte 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 11th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Pluto