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 Rick Rubin, 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 Rubin at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Rick Rubin 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. Rick often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Rubin can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Rick Rubin is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Rick Rubin as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Rick has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Rick Rubin is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Rubin. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Rick Rubin has a brilliant, inventive mind, and Rubin's sudden flashes of insight and clear perception enable him to grasp concepts very quickly. At times Rubin's mind flits from one subject to the next so rapidly that Rick Rubin cannot thoroughly digest any of them. Rick gets bored and restless, and intellectually rebels against too much tedium. He may be abrupt and impatient with people who plan and plod along, because Rick Rubin likes to be open to inspiration and spontaneous. Rubin could invent or discover something truly original, unique or unheard of.
His success in life comes through his own efforts, through his ability to concentrate and organize. Rick Rubin has a strong sense of self-discipline and carefully considers every move before acting. He may have a difficult childhood because of problems with his father.
He is likely to concentrate on himself a lot and tends to have melancholic thoughts, at times even brooding over something. Preferring to be alone, Rick Rubin always makes sure to have his own space. Very self-reliant, he has a need to work by himself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Opposition Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/MC