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 William Petersen, 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 Petersen at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of William Petersen 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. William often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Petersen can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. William Petersen is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to William Petersen as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
William Petersen thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of William Petersen's work.
He is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Petersen's interest. His interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. William Petersen 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. Petersen could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
William Petersen 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.).
William Petersen is nostalgic and he loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss his own experiences and feelings. William likes to read biographies and memoirs, and he probably keeps a diary or journal himself. William Petersen also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
He is mentally restless, intellectually thirsty and immensely curious. William Petersen may study and travel widely in order to satisfy these urges and he is even happier if he shares his journeys with companions. William'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.
Independent and freethinking, William Petersen dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for William insists on discovering his own truth. William Petersen 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 Petersen 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". William has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. William Petersen also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Sextile Jupiter
Mercury Trine Uranus