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 Robert Alda, 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 Alda at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Robert Alda 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. Robert often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Alda can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Robert Alda is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Robert Alda as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Robert Alda 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 Robert Alda does.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Alda is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. Robert Alda tends to be very personal and subjective in his point of view. He has a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, dreams, desires and other things that are meaningful to them. Robert Alda could be an excellent interviewer, reporter or biographer. Idle talk and gossip are his vices.
The study of the past - history, archeology, genealogy, etc. - is of great interest to him. Psychology, symbolism, mythology and languages are also areas that Robert Alda is drawn to.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Alda could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Robert Alda has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Robert is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. Robert Alda has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and Robert Alda has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or private investigation. He is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. He is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Alda is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Square Pluto