mental interests and abilities
Howard has good mental concentration and the ability to become completely immersed in his work. Howard Dean seems to know things at an instinctive, nonverbal level and prefers learning through direct experience or apprenticeship rather than vicariously via books or lectures. Howard has mechanical ability and he works well with his hands. Dean could become adept at sculpture, pottery, carpentry, or anything that involves doing and making things manually. Biology (and related fields such as medicine) interests him as well. Howard Dean also has an instinctive rapport with animals, and may feel that he relates better to them than to people! Howard Dean tends to become narrowly focused upon his own specialized interests and may not have much to say or communicate outside that field.
Dean enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Howard Dean likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other display of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
Often Howard's emotions and his logic are out of sync with one another. What Howard Dean feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. Howard Dean functions best when he takes time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Howard Dean studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and Howard Dean may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling his feelings would be very gratifying for Dean.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Dean is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. Howard Dean has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and deep and Howard Dean has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting, or private investigation. He is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of others. He is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Dean is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
Howard Dean comes across as an intellectual and his thinking more or less is connected with words. Howard has a feeling for languages and could do well as a writer or in a position involving more than one language. Dean may also enjoy giving lectures.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Scorpio
Mercury in 5th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Square Find Pluto
Mercury Opposition Asc./MC