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 Mel. 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, Mel Brooks 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. Brooks enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Mel Brooks has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements, and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Brooks does well and is likely to be involved with. Mel collaborates well in group efforts and is likely to be part of a successful team or large organization.
Mel Brooks appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. He could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Brooks could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Mel 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 benefit to Brooks in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Mel Brooks often seesaws between what his conscious reasoning tells him versus a belief in things which seem to defy logic. Mel has a penchant for thinking big and being able to visualize the future, but he must beware of grandiose schemes and exaggerated claims. Oftentimes the most "far out" theories or speculative ideas seem perfectly plausible to Mel Brooks, but it would be wise to test these ideas before Mel invests too much into them.
Also, Mel Brooks is prone to severe wanderlust at times, so he should try to see as much of the world as he can.
Independent and freethinking, Mel Brooks dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Mel insists on discovering his own truth. Mel Brooks 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 Brooks 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". Mel has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Mel Brooks also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
He may find it difficult to think logically and objectively. Brooks can also be too trusting and unrealistic, and others may take advantage of Mel or use him. Mel Brooks tends to avoid confrontation, may withdraw and pretend to agree with others to avoid arguments.
Mel Brooks seems to have a sense of hopelessness and he feels that everything he does is blocked or opposed by others. Mel Brooks tends to under-estimate and belittles himself and is inclined to get lost in details. He may find it difficult to concentrate.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury Quincunx Jupiter
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Mercury Opposition Mars/Saturn