mental interests and abilities
Clear, objective and realistic, he is unimpressed by exaggerated claims or promises. Martin Buber insists on being shown the facts behind any statement he hears, and his natural skepticism often borders on cynicism. Buber approaches problems clearly and rationally and maintains his poise and objectivity even in the midst of critical situations. Anyone seeking Buber's advice is certain to get an unemotional and unbiased assessment of their situation, and Martin - 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. Martin Buber is also a good strategist, and he will plan and patiently follow a realistic course which will lead to his eventual success. Serious-minded and studious, Buber enjoys quiet time alone for thinking or reading.
Martin does not speak up readily, even when he has a lot to say! Also, his mind tends to drift and Buber finds it difficult to absorb very factual material that does not have much color or imaginative appeal. His intuition and first impressions are likely to be quite accurate, however, and Martin Buber tends to depend upon this faculty when making decisions.
He is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Buber's interest. His interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Martin Buber is a natural listener with a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, relationships, dreams and desires - namely the things that are meaningful to them. Buber could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Martin Buber has a particular interest in the past. He is concerned either with personal history (childhood and early family experiences, genealogy, etc.) or with the roots and origins of societies (archeology, mythology, history, etc.).
Martin Buber is nostalgic and he loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss his own experiences and feelings. Martin likes to read biographies and memoirs, and he probably keeps a diary or journal himself. Martin Buber also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
He enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. Buber is interested in a broad perspective, universal principles and systems, and connecting relationships and patterns - namely, he prefers to see the whole picture rather than the sum total of its components. Martin Buber has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Martin Buber also has a talent for teaching and sharing his knowledge, and as a teacher, Martin presents himself as a fellow participant in the ongoing quest for understanding rather than as a figure of authority.
He may become involved in television, publishing or other fields that involve sharing ideas with large groups of people. Martin Buber excels in areas that require long-range planning and foresight, and can therefore be very successful in business, but he is rather sloppy and haphazard when it comes to implementing his ideas concretely. Martin Buber should leave the details to someone else. Travel or long-distance contacts and communication will play a major role in his life and work.
His mind is deep and penetrating and he is interested in anything secret, mysterious, or hidden, including the deeper recesses of the human psyche. Martin Buber possesses an aptitude for private investigation, psychology and research work. Martin Buber is also drawn to esoteric or occult studies.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Capricorn
Mercury in 12th house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Mercury Trine Pluto