mental interests and abilities
Clear, objective and realistic, he is unimpressed by exaggerated claims or promises. Sam Cooke insists on being shown the facts behind any statement he hears, and his natural skepticism often borders on cynicism. Cooke approaches problems clearly and rationally and maintains his poise and objectivity even in the midst of critical situations. Anyone seeking Cooke's advice is certain to get an unemotional and unbiased assessment of their situation, and Sam - therefore - makes a good arbitrator or judge. He is thorough, conscientious and disciplined in his thinking, and has an aptitude for business, organization and administration. Sam Cooke is also a good strategist, and he will plan and patiently follow a realistic course which will lead to his eventual success. Serious-minded and studious, Cooke enjoys quiet time alone for thinking or reading.
He is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviews, discussions, debates, counseling, negotiations, providing and obtaining feedback, and sharing information. Sam Cooke is drawn to intelligent and verbal people with whom he can communicate and from whom he can learn. Sam loves to have an audience to hear his ideas, and he also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
Sam Cooke tends to seesaw between holding his tongue and lashing out. This verbal self-control seems to create internal tension, so that when Cooke finally does speak his mind, there is quite a bit of resentment or energy between the lines. Learning to state an opinion without making it an attack is important. When out of balance, Sam Cooke is prone to frequent, irritating little accidents such as cutting his fingers or getting burned.
He is an original thinker, capable of unique discoveries and innovations, but he tends to scatter his energies in too many directions at once and to make impulsive or hasty decisions. Sam Cooke grasps ideas very quickly and becomes impatient with duller or more conservative minds. A fast-moving, mentally stimulating, and unpredictable atmosphere suits Sam quite well, even though he may complain about the stress and the crazy pace. Sam Cooke has a technical bent and is interested in the newest scientific theories and findings, electronics, computers, etc.
Even though Cooke 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: Sam could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Sam Cooke may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Cooke's thinking.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Cooke could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Sam Cooke has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Sam Cooke has a charming disposition and loves to socialize and meet new people. Cooke also likes to be surrounded by beautiful things and likes to talk to others about his views on love relationships problems as well as his views on beauty, fashion and art in general.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Capricorn
Mercury in 7th house
Mercury Quincunx Mars
Mercury Square Uranus
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Venus