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 Julian. 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, Julian McMahon 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. McMahon enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Julian McMahon 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 Julian McMahon does.
Julian McMahon has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Julian dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times McMahon is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Julian McMahon can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. McMahon enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Julian McMahon 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. Julian McMahon has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. McMahon 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. Julian McMahon 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.
Even though McMahon can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Julian could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Julian McMahon may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of McMahon's thinking.
Although Julian McMahon's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times McMahon can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and McMahon could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Julian McMahon has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
His mind is characterized by a penetrating depth and thoroughness. Julian McMahon ferrets out the facts, and especially enjoys a problem if there is an element of mystery, darkness, or the forbidden. Generally, McMahon does not shy away from the truth, no matter how unpleasant it is.
Julian McMahon has a tendency to dwell upon his basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see Julian as being all thought and no action, but the plans McMahon makes are more likely to be in keeping with his real inner desires.
His way of thinking is greatly influenced by the conditions in his environment. In general, Julian McMahon 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.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Sextile Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/Asc.