mental interests and abilities
Richard Widmark 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. Widmark 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 Widmark has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
Richard has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Richard Widmark is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest Widmark. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Richard Widmark would be an excellent teacher or counselor for he listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Richard, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Widmark works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Widmark. Richard Widmark also has a talent for learning languages.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Richard Widmark often finds it hard not to speak out.
Richard Widmark has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Richard dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Widmark is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Richard Widmark can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Widmark enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Richard Widmark is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Widmark combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Richard has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Richard Widmark scrutinizes, analyzes, dissects and critically assesses ideas before accepting them. He may seem judgmental, serious and unreceptive to others' thoughts, particularly if they are frivolous or poorly thought out. He prefers substantial conversation to superficial, meaningless banter. Richard Widmark generally thinks carefully and thoroughly before speaking and he wishes that others would do the same! Communication problems, like extreme reticence, stuttering or difficulties with interpersonal relationships may well be challenges for him.
Even though Widmark can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Richard could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Richard Widmark may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Widmark's thinking.
Although Richard Widmark's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Widmark 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.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Richard Widmark, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Richard tends, also, to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas, or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any real relevance or validity. Richard Widmark should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
Richard Widmark has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people, playing intellectual power games with them or seeking to manipulate their thinking processes could lead to a great deal of conflict and opposition in his life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for Richard can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Richard Widmark has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
He is very thorough and is likely to commit himself to some type of study or research work. Not very talkative, Richard Widmark tries to avoid contact with others as much as possible and prefers to do his work in seclusion or solitude.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Opposition Saturn
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Pluto