mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Stephen Colbert dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before he has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. He is also difficult to sway once his mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, he is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever he sets his mind to for he is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Stephen Colbert succeeds, not so much because of his intellectual brilliance, but because he has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Stephen has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Stephen has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Stephen Colbert is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Colbert. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Stephen Colbert 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. Colbert could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Stephen Colbert 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.
Although his tact was commented on above, Stephen Colbert can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
Stephen Colbert 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. Stephen dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Colbert is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Stephen Colbert can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Colbert enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
He enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. Colbert is interested in a broad perspective, universal principles and systems, and connecting relationships and patterns - namely, he prefers to see the whole picture rather than the sum total of its components.Stephen Colbert has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Stephen Colbert also has a talent for teaching and sharing his knowledge, and as a teacher, Stephen presents himself as a fellow participant in the ongoing quest for understanding rather than as a figure of authority.
He may become involved in television, publishing or other fields that involve sharing ideas with large groups of people. Stephen Colbert excels in areas that require long-range planning and foresight, and can therefore be very successful in business, but he is rather sloppy and haphazard when it comes to implementing his ideas concretely. Stephen Colbert should leave the details to someone else. Travel or long-distance contacts and communication will play a major role in his life and work.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Colbert'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 Stephen Colbert may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Stephen Colbert has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical or dry. He could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are his forte. In speech Stephen Colbert tends to be factual and to the point.
Colbert will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Stephen Colbert'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! Stephen Colbert incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Independent and freethinking, Stephen Colbert dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Stephen insists on discovering his own truth. Stephen Colbert does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Colbert finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". Stephen has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Stephen Colbert also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
His thinking is somewhat sober and Colbert visualizes everything with complete reality. Stephen Colbert tends to be a late bloomer and could be a bit narrow-minded or selfish in matters of love relationships. Stephen Colbert seems to have a certain fear of being left out in some way.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Saturn