mental interests and abilities
Richard Burton possesses vision and foresight, and his mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. He is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Burton is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and he is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. He is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Richard to deal with details and particulars. Richard Burton has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Richard Burton and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Burton 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.
He is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Burton's interest. His interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Richard Burton is a natural listener with a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, relationships, dreams and desires - namely the things that are meaningful to them. Burton could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Richard Burton has a particular interest in the past. He is concerned either with personal history (childhood and early family experiences, genealogy, etc.) or with the roots and origins of societies (archeology, mythology, history, etc.).
Richard Burton is nostalgic and he loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss his own experiences and feelings. Richard likes to read biographies and memoirs, and he probably keeps a diary or journal himself. Richard Burton also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
Prudent and far-sighted, Richard Burton has a talent for organizing and negotiating advantageous business deals. Burton has a wealth of plans and is capable of thinking them out and putting them into action successfully. Richard Burton seems to have the sense to avoid any real risky ventures.
He may have some strange experiences and could be interested in exploring the unconscious or some new kinds of consciousness. Curious about mystical and occult things, Richard Burton may occupy himself investigating supernatural questions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 8th house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Mars/Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Uranus/Neptune