The physical Mercury is the smallest planet of our Solar system and is the closest planet to the Sun.
In the horoscope Mercury symbolizes:
- the mind, reasoning capabilities;
- the capacity to learn;
- the capacity to communicate, our senses, the ability to discover our environment;
- capacity to observe, to make quick connections, to be smart;
- what a person “see” first, the things we look at;
- the ability to work with abstract symbols at different levels in order to learn many foreign languages, advanced maths etc.
- the process of mapping the environment in order to find the best solutions.
Strengths for people with a dominant Mercury in their horoscope
- intelligence, great capacity to learn and also they learn quickly;
- the ability to find quick, practical solutions;
- creativity, spontaneity, improvisation;
- they find a solution in almost any situation;
- the art of compromise, they are good negotiators; sellers.
Weaknesses for people with a dominant Mercury in their horoscope
- superficiality, they jump too quickly from one thing to another;
- people who think only about how to act to gain in a certain moment, they don’t see the whole situation or the long term evolution and may act without ethics;
- people which try to impress a lot with words or by their image, but they lack in consistency, or the most important part of what they offer is not as they say; burglars;
Weaknesses for people with a weak Mercury in their horoscope
- difficulties to learn;
- communication problems; people which don’t understand what others want to tell them and which have problems to make others understand what they want to tell;
- reason mistakes, difficulties in choosing the most efficient, practical, simple solution; sometimes people don’t see the simple, big solution who is right in front of them.
Famous people with a dominant Mercury in their horoscope
Andrea Bocelli (September 22, 1958 – Sun, Venus, Mercury and the Ascendant in Virgo), Lech Kaczynski (June 18, 1949 – Sun, Mercury, Mars and the Ascendant in Gemini), George H. W. Bush (June 12, 1924 – Sun in Gemini, Ascendant in Virgo, Mercury at 29 in Taurus).