Richard Dean Anderson
mental interests and abilities
Clear, objective and realistic, he is unimpressed by exaggerated claims or promises. Richard Dean Anderson insists on being shown the facts behind any statement he hears, and his natural skepticism often borders on cynicism. Anderson approaches problems clearly and rationally and maintains his poise and objectivity even in the midst of critical situations. Anyone seeking Anderson's advice is certain to get an unemotional and unbiased assessment of their situation, and Richard - therefore - makes a good arbitrator or judge. He is thorough, conscientious and disciplined in his thinking, and has an aptitude for business, organization and administration. Richard Dean Anderson is also a good strategist, and he will plan and patiently follow a realistic course which will lead to his eventual success. Serious-minded and studious, Anderson enjoys quiet time alone for thinking or reading.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Richard Dean Anderson and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Anderson 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.
Richard Dean Anderson possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Anderson gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Richard Dean Anderson tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Although Richard Dean Anderson's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Anderson 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.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Richard Dean Anderson enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Richard Dean Anderson has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Richard Dean Anderson must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Anderson wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Richard Dean Anderson could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Richard Dean Anderson because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Richard may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Richard Dean Anderson has a probing, penetrating mind and in his view, nothing is as simple, innocent, or straightforward as it appears. He may not totally understand the hidden undercurrents he perceives, the secret machinations, the dark underside of a person or situation - but it intrigues Richard and sometimes he cannot stop thinking about it. Once Anderson's interest has been piqued, he can become obsessed with getting to the bottom of the matter. At times Richard Dean Anderson makes more of something than is actually the case, like assigning dark, convoluted motives to a person where none exist.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Capricorn
Mercury in 8th house
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Pluto