mental interests and abilities
He is a progressive thinker and he is open and receptive to new technologies and breakthroughs in science, and the latest discoveries in any field. Ray-J has high expectations and a profound belief that mankind's problems can be solved through the use of man's creative intelligence and inventive mind. Ray-J has no patience for those whose conservative, unimaginative outlook limits their capacity to find solutions and envision a better future. Ray-J also likes to keep abreast of current developments in world affairs, for he instinctively knows that what happens in one part of the world affects everyone. Ray-J has a strong humanitarian drive. Practically speaking, Ray-J has an aptitude for organization and enjoys being involved in cooperative endeavors or businesses that are contemporary and innovative.
Ray-J 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 Ray-J's work.
Ray-J's emotions and logic are often out of sync. What Ray-J 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. Ray-J functions best when he takes the time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, thereby utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Ray-J 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 Ray-J may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate subjects other than those that are purely factual or intellectual in nature. However, finding an outlet through writing about or describing his feelings would be very gratifying for Ray-J.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Ray-J often finds it hard not to speak out.
Ray-J 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. Ray-J dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Ray-J is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Ray-J can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Ray-J enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Ray-J has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding his mental horizons. He enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions and exchanging ideas with those who have different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, he is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, as well as business. Ray-J learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Ray-J is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Ray-J combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Ray-J has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Ray-J's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Ray-J may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Ray-J possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Ray-J gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Ray-J tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aquarius
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn