mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. John has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. John Astin never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
John Astin 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 some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of John Astin's work.
John Astin has an aptitude for solving difficult mental problems due to his careful, methodical approach, attention to detail and tenacity in following a matter through to its conclusion. John Astin has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. Astin can get entirely wrapped up in his own thoughts and completely engrossed in a minor detail. He is slow and cautious, but extremely thorough in his work. Conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, he may be narrow-minded or closed to any idea that has no concrete proof or scientific verification. He prefers dealing with facts rather than abstract speculation. John Astin may also be distrustful or fearful of anything he cannot understand with his rational mind. He is well-suited to work in research or any field that requires careful study and thought.
Astin will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, John Astin'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! John Astin incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
An independent and original thinker, John 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". John Astin 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. John Astin does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. John Astin has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
John Astin has a tendency to dwell upon his basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see John as being all thought and no action, but the plans Astin makes are more likely to be in keeping with his real inner desires.
Although he may intend to cooperate or collaborate in his relationships with others, John Astin is inclined to use them to serve his own ends. A bit impatient and aggressive, he may be over eager to gain the advantage.
There seems to be a nervous unrest about John Astin and he tends to speak to others with great enthusiasm. Always knowledgeable about the newest information, he appears to be well read. His discussions with other people are likely to be very exciting.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Conjunct Mars/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/MC