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 James Blunt, 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 Blunt at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of James Blunt 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. James often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Blunt can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. James Blunt is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to James Blunt as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
James Blunt 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 communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work James Blunt does.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Blunt is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. James Blunt tends to be very personal and subjective in his point of view. He has a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, dreams, desires and other things that are meaningful to them. James Blunt could be an excellent interviewer, reporter or biographer. Idle talk and gossip are his vices.
The study of the past - history, archeology, genealogy, etc. - is of great interest to him. Psychology, symbolism, mythology and languages are also areas that James Blunt is drawn to.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, James Blunt enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and James Blunt has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, James Blunt must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Blunt wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, James Blunt could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for James Blunt because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, James may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
James Blunt has a probing, penetrating mind and in his view, nothing is as simple, innocent, or straightforward as it appears. He may not totally understand the hidden undercurrents he perceives, the secret machinations, the dark underside of a person or situation - but it intrigues James and sometimes he cannot stop thinking about it. Once Blunt's interest has been piqued, he can become obsessed with getting to the bottom of the matter. At times James Blunt makes more of something than is actually the case, like assigning dark, convoluted motives to a person where none exist.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Pluto