mental interests and abilities
He is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well-grounded and pragmatic, Douglas tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in some practical field. Knowledge, ideas, and theories do not really interest Michael Douglas unless they are useful in a tangible way. He is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances, subtle shades of feeling and meaning. His strengths are in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship, and mastery of technical skills. Michael Douglas tends to be very good at what he does and critical of others' work if it does not meet his high standards.
Michael Douglas thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Michael Douglas does.
He enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. Douglas is interested in the broad view, universal principles and systems, seeing connecting relationships and patterns, and seeing the whole picture rather than its component parts. Michael Douglas has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Michael Douglas also has a talent for teaching and sharing his knowledge, and as a teacher Michael presents himself as a fellow participant in the ongoing quest for understanding rather than as an authority.
He may become involved in television, publishing, or other fields that involve sharing ideas with large groups of people. Michael Douglas 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 in a concrete way. Michael Douglas should leave it to someone else to take care of the details. Travel or long-distance contacts and communications will play a large role in Douglas' life and work.
He is an original thinker, capable of unique discoveries and innovations, but he tends to scatter his energies in too many directions at once and to make impulsive or hasty decisions. Douglas grasps ideas very quickly and become impatient with duller or more conservative minds. A fast-moving, mentally stimulating, and unpredictable atmosphere suits Michael quite well, even though he may complain about the stress and the crazy pace. Michael Douglas has a technical bent and is interested in the newest scientific theories and findings, electronics, computers, etc.
Michael Douglas has a tendency to dwell upon his basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see Michael as being all thought and no action, but the plans Douglas makes are more likely to be in keeping with his real inner desires.
Michael has the ability to think and act efficiently and he seems to perceive what is unspoken or hidden. Michael Douglas goes about realizing his plans in a fanatical way and has a tendency to over-work his nervous system.
Although he is very perceptive and intuitive, he does not trust himself and a bit insecure, Douglas tends to accept other people's influence in his thinking. Michael Douglas seems to take on the feelings of those in his relationships and should surround himself with positive companions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Mercury Square Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Neptune/MC