mental interests and abilities
She is a progressive thinker and she is open and receptive to new technologies and breakthroughs in science, and the latest discoveries in any field. Oprah Winfrey has high expectations and a profound belief that mankind's problems can be solved through the use of man's creative intelligence and inventive mind. Oprah has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. Winfrey also likes to keep abreast of current developments in world affairs, for she instinctively knows that what happens in one part of the world affects everyone. Oprah Winfrey has a strong humanitarian drive. Practically speaking, Oprah Winfrey has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
Her mental skills and intelligence are directed toward practical matters, and Oprah Winfrey is interested in the tangible effects of any abstract idea or concept. She is very interested in finance, economics, and moneymaking strategies.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Winfrey tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Oprah Winfrey could be a spokesman for a righteous cause, a lawyer vigorously defending a client, a sharp analyst or critic. She is a convincing speaker, but is not especially receptive to the ideas and opinions of others. Oprah Winfrey has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Oprah has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding her mental horizons. She enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions and exchanging ideas with those who have different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, she is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, as well as business. Oprah Winfrey learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Her mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Oprah Winfrey grasps new concepts very readily. However, her retention may be poor, as Winfrey tends to leap from one idea to another in a flash, and often without thoroughly digesting any of them. Her mind may race so quickly that it is hard for Oprah Winfrey to sit still for any length of time. Oprah has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at her best. Oprah Winfrey should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Oprah Winfrey has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in her views. Forcing her "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 her life and relationships. She may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for Oprah can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Oprah Winfrey has an intense way of communicating, and she may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aquarius
Mercury in 2nd house
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury Opposition Pluto