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 John Barrymore, 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 Barrymore at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of John Barrymore 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. John often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Barrymore can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. John Barrymore is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to John Barrymore as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
John 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.Barrymore is studious and somewhat of a bookworm.
John Barrymore 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 John Barrymore tends to be factual and to the point.
His reasoning and judgment is sound and Barrymore is good-natured, friendly and helpful. John Barrymore thinks in large spheres and is likely to have far-reaching plans. John has the desire to learn and study and may be interested in religion, journalism and travel.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 4th house
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Jupiter