mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. James has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. James Brown never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
James has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. James Brown 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 Brown. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
James Brown would be an excellent teacher or counselor for he listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in James, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Brown works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Brown. James Brown also has a talent for learning languages.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), James Brown is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Brown combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. James has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
James Brown has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical or dry. He could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are his forte. In speech James Brown tends to be factual and to the point.
Brown will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, James Brown'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! James Brown 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, James 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". James Brown 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. James Brown does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. James Brown has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, James is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. James Brown has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and James Brown has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or private investigation. He is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. He is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Brown is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Square Pluto