mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Merce has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Merce Cunningham never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Merce does not speak up readily, even when he has a lot to say! Also, his mind tends to drift and Cunningham finds it difficult to study 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 Merce Cunningham tends to depend upon this faculty in making decisions.
Often Merce's emotions and his logic are out of sync with one another. What Merce Cunningham 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. Merce Cunningham functions best when he takes time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Merce Cunningham 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 Merce Cunningham may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling his feelings would be very gratifying for Cunningham.
Merce Cunningham has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. He is not a specialist for he seeks a broad overview; he wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest him.
He also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to his success in the business world. However, Cunningham's optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Merce Cunningham sometimes promises more than he can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt him later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Cunningham's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Merce Cunningham may travel extensively in his work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for him.
Merce Cunningham forms his own conclusion about things and may have some difficulty in exchanging his thoughts and ideas with others, although they regard his ideas as having a good foundation. Most of his conversations tend to have a serious overtone.
Merce Cunningham has a great mind coupled with great powers of suggestion. People may be drawn to Merce, fascinated by his energy and power. What he says has great weight with others and they believe him, because Cunningham speaks with great conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 12th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Saturn/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Pluto/MC