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 Rizzitano, 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 Rizzitano at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of James Rizzitano 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. Rizzitano can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. James Rizzitano is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to James Rizzitano as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
James has an introspective turn of mind and may enjoy keeping a journal or a record of his dreams and personal experiences, or learning about psychology, history, and the inner workings and emotional foundations of his own life.Rizzitano is studious and somewhat of a bookworm.
James' emotions and logic are often out of sync. What James Rizzitano 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 Rizzitano 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 Rizzitano 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 Rizzitano 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 Rizzitano.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but James Rizzitano often finds it hard not to speak out.
He speaks clearly, decisively, and convincingly and thoroughly enjoys a vigorous discussion or debate. James Rizzitano would be an effective lawyer or public speaker, a salesman of ideas. Others tend to listen to Rizzitano and follow his lead, and he has a talent for directing people and making decisions. James Rizzitano also has an aptitude for writing - especially criticism or satire.
Even though Rizzitano can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: James could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or James Rizzitano may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Rizzitano's thinking.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Rizzitano could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and James Rizzitano has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
James Rizzitano 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 Rizzitano has an intense way of communicating, and he may unintentionally come across as a threatening force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 4th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Trine Mars
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Opposition Pluto