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 Spencer Tracy, 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 Tracy at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Spencer Tracy 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. Spencer often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Tracy can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Spencer Tracy is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Spencer Tracy as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
His mental skills and intelligence are directed toward practical matters, and Spencer Tracy is interested in the tangible effects of any abstract idea or concept. He is very interested in finance, economics, and moneymaking strategies.
He is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Tracy's interest. His interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Spencer Tracy is a natural listener with a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, relationships, dreams and desires - namely the things that are meaningful to them. Tracy could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Spencer Tracy has a particular interest in the past. He is concerned either with personal history (childhood and early family experiences, genealogy, etc.) or with the roots and origins of societies (archeology, mythology, history, etc.).
Spencer Tracy is nostalgic and he loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss his own experiences and feelings. Spencer likes to read biographies and memoirs, and he probably keeps a diary or journal himself. Spencer Tracy also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
Spencer Tracy appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. He could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Tracy could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Spencer 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 benefit to Tracy in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although his tact was commented on above, Spencer Tracy can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Spencer Tracy often finds it hard not to speak out.
Spencer Tracy 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. Spencer dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Tracy is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Spencer Tracy can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Tracy enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Even though Tracy 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: Spencer could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Spencer Tracy may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Tracy's thinking.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Spencer Tracy enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Spencer Tracy has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Spencer Tracy must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Tracy wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Spencer Tracy could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Spencer Tracy because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Spencer may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 2nd house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Square Neptune