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. Joseph 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. Joseph Cotten 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.
Joseph Cotten has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements, and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Cotten does well and is likely to be involved with. Joseph collaborates well in group efforts and is likely to be part of a successful team or large organization.
Joseph Cotten 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. Cotten could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Joseph Cotten 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.
Joseph Cotten has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical, or dry. He could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are his forte. In speech Joseph Cotten tends to be factual and to the point.
Cotten will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Joseph Cotten'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! Joseph Cotten 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, Joseph Cotten dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Joseph insists on discovering his own truth. Joseph Cotten 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 Cotten 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". Joseph has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Joseph Cotten also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
His way of thinking is greatly influenced by the conditions in his environment. In general, Joseph Cotten prefers to be alone and away from the stress in his surroundings, for his daily contact with others always seems to bring some kind of trouble in one way or another.
Joseph Cotten comes across as an intellectual and his thinking more or less is connected with words. Joseph has a feeling for languages and could do well as a writer or in a position involving more than one language. Cotten may also enjoy giving lectures.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/Asc.
Mercury Conjunct Asc./MC