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 Jon Finch, 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 Finch at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Jon Finch 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. Jon often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Finch can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Jon Finch is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Jon Finch as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Jon Finch 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 some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Jon Finch's work.
Jon Finch appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Finch could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Jon Finch has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
Jon Finch 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 undercurrents he perceives, the secret machinations, the dark underside of a person or situation - but he is intrigued by them and Jon sometimes cannot stop thinking about them. Once Finch's interest has been piqued, he can become obsessed with getting to the bottom of the matter. At times Jon Finch makes more of something than is actually the case, like assigning dark, convoluted motives to a person where none exist.
Jon Finch has a tendency to dwell upon his basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see Jon as being all thought and no action, but the plans Finch makes are more likely to be in keeping with his real inner desires.
He is impatient, a bit nervous and easily irritated. Although he is sensitive to criticism, Finch can also be insensitive to the feelings of others. Jon Finch must consciously cultivate self-control in order to handle his somewhat quick temper.
Jon Finch has a strong need to mentally dominate others and always take the lead in his conversations with people. He is able to exert a powerful influence in his community and has far-reaching ideas to change the world for the better.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Quincunx Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Mars
Mercury Opposition Pluto/N. Node