mental interests and abilities
He is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and his thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences and prejudices, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Richard. He is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for he is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Richard Petty is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. He is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share his thoughts in small, intimate groups. Petty enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Richard Petty has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Petty does well and is likely to be involved with. Richard is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Richard Petty has an aptitude for solving difficult mental problems due to his careful, methodical approach, attention to detail and tenacity in following a matter through to its conclusion. Richard Petty has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. Petty can get entirely wrapped up in his own thoughts and completely engrossed in a minor detail. He is slow and cautious, but extremely thorough in his work. Conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, he may be narrow-minded or closed to any idea that has no concrete proof or scientific verification. He prefers dealing with facts rather than abstract speculation. Richard Petty may also be distrustful or fearful of anything he cannot understand with his rational mind. He is well-suited to work in research or any field that requires careful study and thought.
He is very sociable and has a talent for organizing and arranging associations or groups of people. Richard Petty is likely to have good cooperation between people and he proudly shares his successes with them.
Richard Petty has a talent for organizing and the ability to sum up conditions quickly. He is curious and inquisitive, but tends to criticize others and to interfere in everything. Richard has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/Asc.