John Cardinal O'Connor
mental interests and abilities
Clear, objective, and realistic, he is unimpressed by exaggerated claims or promises. John Cardinal O'Connor insists upon being shown facts to back up any statement he hears, and his natural skepticism often borders on cynicism. O'Connor approaches problems clearly and rationally and maintains his poise and objectivity even in the midst of critical situations. Anyone seeking O'Connor's advice is certain to get an unemotional and unbiased assessment of their situation, and John therefore makes a good arbitrator or judge. He is thorough, conscientious, and disciplined in his thinking, and has an aptitude for business, organization, and administration. John Cardinal O'Connor is also a good strategist, and will plan and patiently follow a realistic course which will lead to his eventual success. Serious-minded and studious, O'Connor enjoys quiet time alone for thinking or reading.
He is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviewing, discussing, debating, counseling, negotiating, getting and giving feedback, and sharing information. John Cardinal O'Connor is drawn to intelligent and verbal people, with whom he can communicate and from whom he can learn. John loves to have an audience to hear his ideas, and he also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
John Cardinal O'Connor possesses excellent powers of concentration, and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, O'Connor gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion, and he is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work which requires organized thinking, precision, and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive, or technical. John Cardinal O'Connor tends to become a specialist in some field of knowledge, and to become engrossed in all of the small details of that area, sometimes not realizing that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Although John Cardinal O'Connor's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times O'Connor can be quite the opposite. Periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract, or imponderable subjects are also likely, as discussed below.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for John Cardinal O'Connor, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. John tends, also, to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas, or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any real relevance or validity. John Cardinal O'Connor 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.
John has very strong opinions and may be seen as fanatical, extreme, dogmatic, or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people or playing intellectual power games with them, seeking to manipulate their thinking along certain lines, can lead to much conflict and opposition in O'Connor's life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways the media, popular artists, and advertising manipulates and shapes our thoughts, for John sees through hypocrisy, sham, and surface appearances quite readily. John Cardinal O'Connor has an intense way of communicating, and he may threaten others unintentionally.
He is mentally active and always seeking new and different avenues of self-expression. Restless, touchy and impulsive, O'Connor will probably have to learn compromise in his dealings with others. John Cardinal O'Connor tends to have an unusual domestic life.
John has the ability to adapt himself mentally and emotionally to any situations he may have to face. He is considerate and compassionate and sensitive to others' needs. People have confidence in his judgment and it is easy for John Cardinal O'Connor to succeed.
Intellectually oriented, John Cardinal O'Connor comprehends things rapidly and is able to assess every situation just as quickly. At times O'Connor can also be impulsive and have a tendency to criticize others. He may enjoy riddles and the participation in quiz shows.
His aspirations seem to be geared toward intellectual and spiritual lines and O'Connor tends to base his friendships and other relationships on mutual inner understanding. John Cardinal O'Connor shares his thoughts and plans mostly with people who have the same interests that he has.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Capricorn
Mercury in 7th house
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Moon/MC
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct N. Node/MC