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 Barrett Blade, 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 Blade at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Barrett Blade 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. Barrett often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Blade can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Barrett Blade is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Barrett Blade as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Barrett Blade 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 Barrett Blade's work.
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Barrett Blade grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Blade tends to leap from one idea to another in a flash, and often without thoroughly digesting any of them. His mind may race so quickly that it is hard for Barrett Blade to sit still for any length of time. Barrett has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. Barrett Blade should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Barrett Blade tends to be guided by wrong impressions of people and could easily deceive himself about their character. On the other hand, Barrett may also try to exploit other people's weakness and may even think of becoming involved in things that are a little shady.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury Opposition Neptune/Asc.