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 Woods 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 Woods 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 Woods. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Woods is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. James Woods 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 Woods 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 Woods is drawn to.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but James Woods often finds it hard not to speak out.
James Woods has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. James dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Woods is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. James Woods can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Woods enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), James Woods is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Woods 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 Woods possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Woods gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. James Woods tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
His thoughts tend to go along artistic lines and he may very well pursue some kind of art as a hobby. In love relationships, James Woods has a sympathetic understanding of his partner's desire for affection and he seems to be able to read their wishes from their viewpoint.
James has the ability to influence others to his way of thinking and could do well in a propaganda campaign. James Woods thinks in big dimensions and has a gift for speaking. He is interested in subjects that encompass a larger view of the world.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Venus/MC
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Pluto