mental interests and abilities
John has the ability to concentrate and become completely immersed in his work. John Bettis seems to know things at an instinctive, nonverbal level and prefers learning through direct experience or apprenticeship rather than through books or lectures. John has mechanical ability and works well with his hands. Bettis could become adept at sculpture, pottery, carpentry or anything that involves manual creativity. Biology (and related fields such as medicine) interests him as well. John Bettis also has an instinctive rapport with animals, and may feel that he relates better to them than to people! John Bettis tends to become narrowly focused on his own specialized interests and may not have much to say or communicate outside of that particular field.
Bettis enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. John Bettis likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other manifestation of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
John Bettis 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. John dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Bettis is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. John Bettis can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Bettis enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and John Bettis grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Bettis 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 John Bettis to sit still for any length of time. John has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. John Bettis should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Scorpio
Mercury in 5th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Quincunx Uranus