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 Richard Marinick, 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 Marinick at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Richard Marinick 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. Richard often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Marinick can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Richard Marinick is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Richard Marinick as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Marinick enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Richard Marinick likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other display of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
Richard Marinick has a deep, serious turn of mind, and when out of balance, he tends toward pessimism, cynicism, and overly rigid or judgmental thinking. These are tendencies Marinick may have to work to counteract, by choosing to focus on the humor in a situation, associating with cheerful, positive-minded people, and so on. Being around children can sometimes alter and lighten up his mental outlook considerably. Duty, obligation, "should", and "ought to" may color Richard's thinking too much.
Marinick will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Richard Marinick's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Richard Marinick incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Independent and freethinking, Richard Marinick dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Richard insists on discovering his own truth. Richard Marinick does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Marinick finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". Richard has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Richard Marinick also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 5th house
Mercury Quincunx Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus