mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Paul Bettany dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before he has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. He is also difficult to sway once his mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, he is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever he sets his mind to for he is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Paul Bettany succeeds, not so much because of his intellectual brilliance, but because he has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Paul has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Paul has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Paul Bettany is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest Bettany. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Paul has talent for establishing rapport and communicating with people, great personnel skills, and he is adept at dealing with the public. Paul Bettany communicates concern, interest, and the ability to listen, which encourages people to open up and confide in him even if they do not know Paul well. Bettany creates close relationships with others by talking to them (even gossiping will do), or by writing intimate, personal letters. Women feel that Paul Bettany understands them.
Paul Bettany appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Bettany could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Paul Bettany 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 asset when working with people one-on-one.
Although his tact was commented on above, Paul Bettany can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Paul Bettany often finds it hard not to speak out.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Bettany tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Paul Bettany could be a spokesman for a righteous cause, a lawyer vigorously defending a client, a sharp analyst or critic. He is a convincing speaker, but is not especially receptive to the ideas and opinions of others. Paul Bettany has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Paul Bettany grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Bettany tends to leap from one idea to another in a flash, and often without thoroughly digesting any of them. His mind may race so quickly that it is hard for Paul Bettany to sit still for any length of time. Paul has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. Paul Bettany should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Sextile Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Quincunx Uranus