mental interests and abilities
Rebecca West possesses vision and foresight, and her mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. She is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Dame Rebecca West is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and she is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. She is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Rebecca to deal with details and particulars. Rebecca West has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to her.
Rebecca does not speak up readily, even when she has a lot to say! Also, her mind tends to drift and Dame Rebecca West finds it difficult to study very factual material that does not have much color or imaginative appeal. Her intuition and first impressions are likely to be quite accurate, however, and Rebecca West tends to depend upon this faculty in making decisions.
Rebecca 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. Rebecca West learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Dame Rebecca West's mind is clear and practical as well. Her wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Rebecca West may seesaw between her optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and her skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Rebecca West has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical, or dry. She could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are her forte. In speech Rebecca West tends to be factual and to the point.
Although Rebecca West's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Dame Rebecca West can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
Her mind is intuitive, imaginative, colorful and strongly influenced by imagery or fantasy. Dame Rebecca West sees the world with the eyes of an artist or a poet, and the hard sciences, as well as fields of endeavor based on concrete facts, rules or rigorous logic, are not Dame Rebecca West's forte. At times she is able to perceive things that other people cannot - e.g. the "aura" of a place or a person - while at others, Rebecca West apparently does not see and/or overlooks things that are blatantly obvious to others. One problem Rebecca West is prone to is that she projects her fantasies, wishes and dreams onto other people or external circumstances and simply fails to see what is actually at stake.
Rebecca West 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 Rebecca can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Rebecca West has an intense way of communicating, and she may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Rebecca has the ability to adapt herself mentally and emotionally to any situations she may have to face. She is considerate and compassionate and sensitive to others' needs. People have confidence in her judgment and it is easy for Rebecca West to succeed.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 12th house
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Opposition Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Moon/MC