mental interests and abilities
He is a progressive thinker and he is open and receptive to new technologies and breakthroughs in science, and the latest discoveries in any field. Simon MacCorkindale has high expectations and a profound belief that mankind's problems can be solved through the use of man's creative intelligence and inventive mind. Simon has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. MacCorkindale also likes to keep abreast of current developments in world affairs, for he instinctively knows that what happens in one part of the world affects everyone. Simon MacCorkindale has a strong humanitarian drive. Practically speaking, Simon MacCorkindale has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
He is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviews, discussions, debates, counseling, negotiations, providing and obtaining feedback, and sharing information. Simon MacCorkindale is drawn to intelligent and verbal people with whom he can communicate and from whom he can learn. Simon loves to have an audience to hear his ideas, and he also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
He is mentally restless, intellectually thirsty and immensely curious. Simon MacCorkindale may study and travel widely in order to satisfy these urges and he is even happier if he shares his journeys with companions. Simon's gifts lie in his capacity for learning about the beliefs of a broad spectrum of people, making long-distance connections, opening up channels of communication and understanding, bringing people together from foreign lands, and promoting social and cultural exchange.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), MacCorkindale's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Simon MacCorkindale may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Simon MacCorkindale possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, MacCorkindale 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. Simon MacCorkindale 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.
Simon MacCorkindale has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people, playing intellectual power games with them or seeking to manipulate their thinking processes could lead to a great deal of conflict and opposition in his life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for Simon can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Simon MacCorkindale has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aquarius
Mercury in 7th house
Mercury Sextile Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury Opposition Pluto