mental interests and abilities
Sidney has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. He is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once his curiosity has been satisfied. Sidney likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not his strong points. Mentally restless, he may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
Sidney Lumet has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. He also enjoys meeting new people, conversing and learning a little bit about them, and works well with the public.
Sales, advertising, communications, journalism or public relations are good areas for Lumet. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
Sidney Lumet 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 some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Sidney Lumet's work.
Sidney has a knack for establishing a rapport and communicating with people, is blessed with great interpersonal skills, and is adept at dealing with the public. Sidney Lumet communicates concern, interest, and the ability to listen, which encourages people to open up and confide in him even if they do not know Sidney well. Lumet fosters close relationships with others by talking to them (even gossiping will do), or by writing intimate, personal letters. Women feel that Sidney Lumet understands them.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Sidney Lumet is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Lumet combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Sidney 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.
Sidney Lumet possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Lumet gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Sidney Lumet tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Lumet will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Sidney Lumet's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Sidney Lumet incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
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. Sidney Lumet grasps ideas very quickly and becomes impatient with duller or more conservative minds. A fast-moving, mentally stimulating, and unpredictable atmosphere suits Sidney quite well, even though he may complain about the stress and the crazy pace. Sidney Lumet has a technical bent and is interested in the newest scientific theories and findings, electronics, computers, etc.
Although Sidney Lumet's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Lumet 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.
Imaginative, intuitive, and nonlinear in his thinking, Sidney Lumet has a gift for writing poetry, fiction, or fantasy. Sidney also has a natural openness to the spiritual, intangible side of life and could write or speak on these subjects. He could also foster an innate clairvoyant tendency in himself quite easily.
Lumet's attitude toward associations could be somewhat critical and he may be emotionally nervous when he is around others. But he has a need to exchange ideas with others and the way Sidney Lumet reacts to others is important to him.
Sidney Lumet 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. Sidney has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Sextile Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Square Uranus
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Sextile Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Moon/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/Asc.