mental interests and abilities
He is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well grounded and pragmatic, Harris tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Richard Harris unless they are useful in a tangible way. He is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. His strengths lie in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Richard Harris tends to be very good at what he does and critical of others' work if it does not meet his high standards.
Richard Harris thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Richard Harris does.
Richard Harris appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. He could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Harris could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Richard has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great benefit to Harris in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although his tact was commented on above, Richard Harris can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
Richard Harris has a sharp tongue and ready wit, and he enjoys intellectual competition, problem solving, and demanding intellectual work. In a debate, he knows how to drive his point home. Richard Harris also possesses quick reflexes and dexterity and could be an excellent tennis or racquetball player. Any sport which involves a dynamic exchange between the players is a suitable arena for Harris.
He is mentally restless, intellectually thirsty, and immensely curious. Richard Harris may study and travel widely in order to satisfy these urges and he is even happier if he shares his journeys with companions. Richard's gifts lie in his capacity for learning about the beliefs of a broad spectrum of people, making long-distance connections, opening up channels of communication and understanding, bringing people together from foreign lands, and promoting social and cultural exchange.
His mind is characterized by a penetrating depth and thoroughness. Richard Harris ferrets out the facts, and especially enjoys a problem if there is an element of mystery, darkness, or the forbidden. Generally, Harris does not shy away from the truth, no matter how unpleasant it is.
He may find it difficult to think logically and objectively. Harris can also be too trusting and unrealistic, and others may take advantage of Richard or use him. Richard Harris tends to avoid confrontation, may withdraw and pretend to agree with others to avoid arguments.
Richard Harris has a tendency to dwell upon his basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see Richard as being all thought and no action, but the plans Harris makes are more likely to be in keeping with his real inner desires.
His thinking is influenced by the way Richard Harris feels about love and he tends to speak freely about love relationships and sexual matters. A very good articulator, Harris has the ability to play with words and could do well as a writer of love stories.
His sexuality probably developed early in life and problems of love relationships could be on his mind a lot. Richard Harris may adopt a somewhat pompous and flirtatious way of speech and the subject "sex" may come up repeatedly during the course of his conversations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury Sextile Mars
Mercury Sextile Jupiter
Mercury Sextile Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Mars
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Pluto