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 Matthew Broderick, 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 Broderick at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Matthew Broderick 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. Matthew often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Broderick can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Matthew Broderick is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Matthew Broderick as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Matthew has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Matthew Broderick is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest Broderick. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Matthew Broderick 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. Matthew dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Broderick is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Matthew Broderick can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Broderick enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Even though Broderick 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: Matthew could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Matthew Broderick may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Broderick's thinking.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Broderick could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Matthew Broderick has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Matthew Broderick has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people, playing intellectual power games with them or seeking to manipulate their thinking processes could lead to a great deal of conflict and opposition in his life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for Matthew can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Matthew Broderick has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto