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 Ralph Nader, 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 Nader at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Ralph Nader 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. Ralph often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Nader can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Ralph Nader is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Ralph Nader as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
His mental skills and intelligence are directed toward practical matters, and Ralph Nader is interested in the tangible effects of any abstract idea or concept. He is very interested in finance, economics, and moneymaking strategies.
Ralph Nader has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Ralph dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Nader is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Ralph Nader can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Nader enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Ralph Nader often seesaws between what his conscious reasoning tells him versus a belief in things which seem to defy logic. Ralph 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 Ralph Nader, but it would be wise to test these ideas before Ralph invests too much into them.
Also, Ralph Nader is prone to severe wanderlust at times, so he should try to see as much of the world as he can.
His mind is deep and penetrating and he is interested in anything secret, mysterious, or hidden, including the deeper recesses of the human psyche. Ralph Nader possesses an aptitude for private investigation, psychology and research work. Ralph Nader is also drawn to esoteric or occult studies.
His reasoning and judgment is sound and Nader is good-natured, friendly and helpful. Ralph Nader thinks in large spheres and is likely to have far-reaching plans. Ralph has the desire to learn and study and may be interested in religion, journalism and travel.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 2nd house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Quincunx Jupiter
Mercury Trine Pluto
Mercury Opposition Moon/Jupiter