mental interests and abilities
He is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and his thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences and prejudices, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Piers. He is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for he is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Piers Anthony is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. He is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share his thoughts in small, intimate groups. Anthony enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Piers Anthony and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Anthony needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. He is also deeply curious about or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
Piers Anthony has a deep, serious turn of mind, and when out of balance, he tends toward pessimism, cynicism, and overly rigid or judgmental thinking. These are tendencies Anthony may have to work to counteract, by choosing to focus on the humor in a situation, associating with cheerful, positive-minded people, and so on. Being around children can sometimes alter and lighten up his mental outlook considerably. Duty, obligation, "should", and "ought to" may color Piers' thinking too much.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Piers Anthony is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Piers Anthony has great powers of concentration and a penetrating mind, with an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or detective work. He is also keenly observant and seems to have "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of other people. Piers Anthony would make an excellent psychotherapist, uncovering the deeper causes and roots of a person's emotional problems. He may also be drawn to esoteric or occult studies and the development of unusual mental powers. He is fascinated by stories of mystery, intrigue and espionage.
Piers has an abundance of thoughts and many ideas to expand his horizon. Always receptive to new ideas, Piers Anthony tends to acquire considerable knowledge. New vistas of understanding may appeal to Anthony, and he may get involved in groups that teach these ideas.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 8th house
Mercury Quincunx Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus