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 Josef Albers, 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 Albers at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Josef Albers 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. Josef often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Albers can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Josef Albers is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Josef Albers as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Josef Albers 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 communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Josef Albers does.
Josef Albers 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. Albers could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Josef Albers 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.
Josef Albers has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. He is not a specialist for he seeks a broad overview; he wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest him.
He also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to his success in the business world. However, Albers' optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Josef Albers sometimes promises more than he can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt him later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Albers', especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Josef Albers may travel extensively in his work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for him.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Josef is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. Josef Albers has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and Josef Albers 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" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. He is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Albers is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
Josef Albers has a tendency to dwell upon his basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see Josef as being all thought and no action, but the plans Albers makes are more likely to be in keeping with his real inner desires.
Josef has the ability to influence others to his way of thinking and could do well in a propaganda campaign. Josef Albers thinks in big dimensions and has a gift for speaking. He is interested in subjects that encompass a larger view of the world.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury Square Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto