mental interests and abilities
He is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and his thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences and prejudices, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Jerry. He is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for he is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Jerry Schatzberg is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. He is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share his thoughts in small, intimate groups. Schatzberg enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Jerry Schatzberg uses his mind to organize, classify and bring order to his environment. He is interested in refining his technical skills and abilities and is a stickler for details. Schatzberg is highly likely to be engaged in organizational skills, training others in his area of expertise, or work involving teaching and communications.
Jerry 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. Jerry Schatzberg learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Schatzberg's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Jerry Schatzberg may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Jerry Schatzberg possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Schatzberg 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. Jerry Schatzberg 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.
Schatzberg will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Jerry Schatzberg'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! Jerry Schatzberg 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, Jerry Schatzberg dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Jerry insists on discovering his own truth. Jerry Schatzberg 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 Schatzberg 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". Jerry has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Jerry Schatzberg also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
He may find it difficult to think logically and objectively. Schatzberg can also be too trusting and unrealistic, and others may take advantage of Jerry or use him. Jerry Schatzberg tends to avoid confrontation, may withdraw and pretend to agree with others to avoid arguments.
Jerry has the ability to think and act efficiently and he seems to perceive what is unspoken or hidden. Jerry Schatzberg goes about realizing his plans in a fanatical way and has a tendency to over-work his nervous system.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 6th house
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Mars/Pluto