mental interests and abilities
He is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well-grounded and pragmatic, Aitken tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in some practical field. Knowledge, ideas, and theories do not really interest Jonathan Aitken unless they are useful in a tangible way. He is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances, subtle shades of feeling and meaning. His strengths are in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship, and mastery of technical skills. Jonathan Aitken tends to be very good at what he does and critical of others' work if it does not meet his high standards.
He is quite verbal and communicative and eager to get his own ideas and opinions across to others. Jonathan Aitken says what is on his mind. Others see Aitken as a lively, intelligent person, and perhaps something of a chatterbox at times.
Often Jonathan's emotions and his logic are out of sync with one another. What Jonathan Aitken 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. Jonathan Aitken functions best when he takes time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Jonathan Aitken 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 Jonathan Aitken may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling his feelings would be very gratifying for Aitken.
His mind does not function in a linear, logical manner and Jonathan Aitken is often unable to express his thoughts in simple, everyday language. Symbols, images, art, or music better express his ideas. Flights of imagination and fantasy carry Jonathan into strange and beautiful worlds, and he could develop the ability to transcribe some of his perceptions to share with others, for example, by writing fantasy, fiction, lyrics, or poetry. Aitken is sensitive to nuances and possess intuitive or psychic gifts, but he may become confused between imagination and true perception. Jonathan Aitken has a strong mystical and idealistic bent, and has difficulty concentrating his attention on practical or mundane activities. He is strongly attracted to metaphysical and spiritual topics.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 1st house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Neptune