mental interests and abilities
Don Barry possesses vision and foresight, and his mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. He is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Red Barry is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and he is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. He is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Don to deal with details and particulars. Don Barry has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
Don has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Don Barry 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 Red Barry. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Don has a knack for establishing a rapport and communicating with people, is blessed with great interpersonal skills, and is adept at dealing with the public. Don Barry communicates concern, interest, and the ability to listen, which encourages people to open up and confide in him even if they do not know Don well. Red Barry fosters close relationships with others by talking to them (even gossiping will do), or by writing intimate, personal letters. Women feel that Don Barry understands them.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Don Barry often finds it hard not to speak out.
Don Barry tends to seesaw between holding his tongue and lashing out. This verbal self-control seems to create internal tension, so that when Red Barry finally does speak his mind, there is quite a bit of resentment or energy between the lines. Learning to state an opinion without making it an attack is important. When out of balance, Don Barry is prone to frequent, irritating little accidents such as cutting his fingers or getting burned.
Don Barry has very strong opinions and may be considered fanatical, extreme, dogmatic or one-sided in his views. Forcing his "truth" onto other people, playing intellectual power games with them or seeking to manipulate their thinking processes could lead to a great deal of conflict and opposition in his life and relationships. He may also be keenly aware of the ways in which the media, popular artists and advertising manipulate and shape our thoughts, for Don can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. Don Barry has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Red Barry is generally in a positive frame of mind and he has the ability to express himself well. Don Barry could be successful in speaking, lecturing, writing, or acting. Don might also be interested in issues of health, diet etc. and may consider a profession in the medical field.
His thoughts tend to go along artistic lines and he may very well pursue some kind of art as a hobby. In love relationships, Don Barry has a sympathetic understanding of his partner's desire for affection and he seems to be able to read their wishes from their viewpoint.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Sextile Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Quincunx Mars
Mercury Opposition Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Venus/MC