mental interests and abilities
He is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well grounded and pragmatic, Duritz tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Adam Duritz unless they are useful in a tangible way. He is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. His strengths lie in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Adam Duritz tends to be very good at what he does and critical of others' work if it does not meet his high standards.
Adam Duritz has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Duritz does well and is likely to be involved with. Adam is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Adam Duritz scrutinizes, analyzes, dissects and critically assesses ideas before accepting them. He may seem judgmental, serious and unreceptive to others' thoughts, particularly if they are frivolous or poorly thought out. He prefers substantial conversation to superficial, meaningless banter. Adam Duritz generally thinks carefully and thoroughly before speaking and he wishes that others would do the same! Communication problems, like extreme reticence, stuttering or difficulties with interpersonal relationships may well be challenges for him.
Duritz will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Adam Duritz'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! Adam Duritz incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
An independent and original thinker, Adam is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to him "out of the blue". Adam Duritz grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem him rather eccentric and unusual in his interests. Adam Duritz does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Adam Duritz has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Adam Duritz is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Adam Duritz 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. Adam Duritz 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.
He is sensitive and compassionate in his dealings with other people. But Adam Duritz tends to get lost in his fantasies when it comes to love relationships; he is inclined to exaggerate his emotions and could easily be deceived or misled.
Adam Duritz comes across as an intellectual and his thinking more or less is connected with words. Adam has a feeling for languages and could do well as a writer or in a position involving more than one language. Duritz may also enjoy giving lectures.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Opposition Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Asc./MC