mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Walter Russell 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. Walter Russell 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. Walter has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Walter has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Walter Russell 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 Russell. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
He speaks clearly, decisively, and convincingly and thoroughly enjoys a vigorous discussion or debate. Walter Russell would be an effective lawyer or public speaker, a salesman of ideas. Others tend to listen to Russell and follow his lead, and he has a talent for directing people and making decisions. Walter Russell also has an aptitude for writing - especially criticism or satire.
His intellectual interests tend to be offbeat or unusual. Anything "alternative", innovative, experimental, creatively inspired or new is right up Russell's alley. Walter Russell may not have the patience to study these things in depth, but he has an instinctive grasp of them. The esoteric sciences like astrology, numerology, and the like are subjects Walter could pick up quite easily.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Walter Russell is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Walter Russell has great powers of concentration and a penetrating mind, with an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or detective work. He is also keenly observant and seems to have "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of other people. Walter Russell would make an excellent psychotherapist, uncovering the deeper causes and roots of a person's emotional problems. He may also be drawn to esoteric or occult studies and the development of unusual mental powers. He is fascinated by stories of mystery, intrigue and espionage.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Trine Mars
Mercury Sextile Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Pluto