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 Marcus Camby, 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 Camby at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Marcus Camby 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. Marcus often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Camby can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Marcus Camby is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Marcus Camby as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Marcus has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Marcus Camby 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 Camby. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
He enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. Camby is interested in a broad perspective, universal principles and systems, and connecting relationships and patterns - namely, he prefers to see the whole picture rather than the sum total of its components.Marcus Camby has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Marcus Camby also has a talent for teaching and sharing his knowledge, and as a teacher, Marcus presents himself as a fellow participant in the ongoing quest for understanding rather than as a figure of authority.
He may become involved in television, publishing or other fields that involve sharing ideas with large groups of people. Marcus Camby excels in areas that require long-range planning and foresight, and can therefore be very successful in business, but he is rather sloppy and haphazard when it comes to implementing his ideas concretely. Marcus Camby should leave the details to someone else. Travel or long-distance contacts and communication will play a major role in his life and work.
Marcus Camby 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 Marcus sometimes cannot stop thinking about them. Once Camby's interest has been piqued, he can become obsessed with getting to the bottom of the matter. At times Marcus Camby makes more of something than is actually the case, like assigning dark, convoluted motives to a person where none exist.
Marcus Camby has a talent for organizing and the ability to sum up conditions quickly. He is curious and inquisitive, but tends to criticize others and to interfere in everything. Marcus has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Mercury Quincunx Pluto
Mercury Opposition Uranus/Asc.