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 Skip Battin, 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 Battin at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Skip Battin 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. Skip often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Battin can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Skip Battin is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Skip Battin as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
He is quite verbal and communicative and eager to get his own ideas and opinions across to others. Skip Battin says what is on his mind. Others see Battin as a lively, intelligent person, and perhaps something of a chatterbox at times.
Skip Battin has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Skip dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Battin is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Skip Battin can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Battin enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Skip has strong feelings of love and an emotional need to talk about love relationships problems. Beauty also is important for his emotional contentment and Skip Battin dresses very tastefully. He is kind and popular and gives complements from the bottom of his heart.
He is adaptable and very social and loves to entertain. Because of his charm and outgoing personality, Skip Battin draws others to him. Skip has an innate nurturing instinct and he loves to take care of others. But Battin also knows what appeals to the public and could be a good salesman.
Skip has an eye for artistic work and has the ability to set his thoughts and feelings in motion. Battin can be a spellbinder and could give stimulating ideas to other people. His parental home probably was filled with intellectual and artistic stimulations.
Skip Battin 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. Skip has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 1st house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Venus
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Asc.
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/Asc.