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 Franco 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 Franco 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 Franco. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
James' emotions and logic are often out of sync. What James Franco feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. James Franco functions best when he takes the time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, thereby utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If James Franco studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and James Franco may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate subjects other than those that are purely factual or intellectual in nature. However, finding an outlet through writing about or describing his feelings would be very gratifying for Franco.
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and James Franco grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Franco 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 James Franco to sit still for any length of time. James has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. James Franco should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Franco could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and James Franco has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
James Franco 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 James can easily see through hypocrisy, shams and superficial appearances. James Franco has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
He is mentally active and always seeking new and different avenues of self-expression. Restless, touchy and impulsive, Franco will probably have to learn compromise in his dealings with others. James Franco tends to have an unusual domestic life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto
Mercury Opposition Moon/Uranus