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 Sidney Poitier, 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 Poitier at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Sidney Poitier 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. Sidney often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Poitier can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Sidney Poitier is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Sidney Poitier as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Sidney Poitier uses his mind to organize, classify, and bring order to his environment. He is interested in the refinement of his technical skills and abilities and is a stickler for details. Organizational skills, training others in his area of expertise, or work involving teaching and communications are highly probable for Poitier.
Often Sidney's emotions and his logic are out of sync with one another. What Sidney Poitier feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. Sidney Poitier functions best when he takes time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Sidney Poitier studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and Sidney Poitier may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling his feelings would be very gratifying for Poitier.
Sidney Poitier appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Poitier could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Sidney Poitier has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
His mind is deep and penetrating and he is interested in anything secret, mysterious, or hidden, including the deeper recesses of the human psyche. Sidney Poitier possesses an aptitude for private investigation, psychology and research work. Sidney Poitier is also drawn to esoteric or occult studies.
Sidney has an abundance of thoughts and many ideas to expand his horizon. Always receptive to new ideas, Sidney Poitier tends to acquire considerable knowledge. New vistas of understanding may appeal to Poitier, and he may get involved in groups that teach these ideas.
Sidney Poitier tends to be guided by wrong impressions of people and could easily deceive himself about their character. On the other hand, Sidney may also try to exploit other people's weakness and may even think of becoming involved in things that are a little shady.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 6th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Trine Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus
Mercury Opposition Neptune/Asc.