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 Michael Redgrave, 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 Redgrave at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Michael Redgrave 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. Michael often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Redgrave can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Michael Redgrave is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Michael Redgrave as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Michael has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Michael Redgrave is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Redgrave. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Michael Redgrave often seesaws between what his conscious reasoning tells him versus a belief in things that seem to defy logic. Michael 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 Michael Redgrave, but it would be wise to test these ideas before investing in them too much.
Also, Michael Redgrave is prone to severe wanderlust at times, so he should try to see as much of the world as he can.
Redgrave's attitude toward associations could be somewhat critical and he may be emotionally nervous when he is around others. But he has a need to exchange ideas with others and the way Michael Redgrave reacts to others is important to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Quincunx Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Moon/N. Node