mental interests and abilities
She is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for her mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Rachel Corrie, and she is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating her thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Corrie at times she may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Rachel Corrie as a child, and she probably daydreamed a good deal as well. She is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to her. Rachel often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and her impressions are usually correct. Corrie can be somewhat absent-minded and she becomes so immersed in her own thoughts that she overlooks things in her immediate, tangible environment. Rachel Corrie is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Rachel Corrie as anything in the concrete world. Her imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of her greatest gifts.
She is quite verbal and communicative and eager to get her own ideas and opinions across to others. Rachel Corrie says what is on her mind. Others see Corrie as a lively, intelligent person, and perhaps something of a chatterbox at times.
Rachel Corrie has very little interest in or knack for the technical or mechanical. Corrie's forte lies in the human, personal side of life, people, psychology and life's inner workings. Rachel Corrie understands children and enjoys conversing with, counseling, listening to and learning about them. Corrie also needs a variety of social and intellectual experiences on a regular basis, and becomes restless, nervous, and irritable if she cannot get out and about. Corrie often needs to be mobile, to go for a walk or a drive, to regroup and to reestablish her emotional equilibrium. Rachel Corrie tends to dwell on the past, to ponder its significance, and at times, to long for it. Nostalgia and sentimentality substantially color Rachel's thinking.
Her desire to make a point sometime overrides her receptivity to others' views. She can be a good listener, but Rachel Corrie often finds it hard not to speak out.
Rachel Corrie has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and she loves a vigorous discussion or debate. She expresses her thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Rachel dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Corrie is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and she tends to overstate her case or offend people with her unadorned frankness. Rachel Corrie can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. She has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Corrie enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Rachel 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. Rachel Corrie learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Rachel has an abundance of thoughts and many ideas to expand her horizon. Always receptive to new ideas, Rachel Corrie tends to acquire considerable knowledge. New vistas of understanding may appeal to Corrie, and she may get involved in groups that teach these ideas.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 1st house
Moon Opposition Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Uranus