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 Mario Cipollini, 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 Cipollini at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Mario Cipollini 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. Mario often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Cipollini can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Mario Cipollini is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Mario Cipollini as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Inquisitive and communicative, Mario's mind seems to be "on" all of the time and he is forever gathering information and sharing ideas. His attention span may be rather brief; Cipollini has many and diverse interests and is easily distracted. Cipollini learns quickly, is eager to pass on what he is learning and thinking about, and may talk excessively.
Mario's emotions and logic are often out of sync. What Mario Cipollini feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. Mario Cipollini functions best when he takes the time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, thereby utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Mario Cipollini studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and Mario Cipollini may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate subjects other than those that are purely factual or intellectual in nature. However, finding an outlet through writing about or describing his feelings would be very gratifying for Cipollini.
Mario Cipollini 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. Cipollini could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Mario Cipollini 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.
Although his tact was commented on above, Mario Cipollini can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Mario Cipollini often finds it hard not to speak out.
He speaks clearly, decisively, and convincingly and thoroughly enjoys a vigorous discussion or debate. Mario Cipollini would be an effective lawyer or public speaker, a salesman of ideas. Others tend to listen to Cipollini and follow his lead, and he has a talent for directing people and making decisions. Mario Cipollini also has an aptitude for writing - especially criticism or satire.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 3rd house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Trine Mars