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 Tom Byron, 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 Byron at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Tom Byron 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. Tom often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Byron can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Tom Byron is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Tom Byron as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Tom has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Tom Byron is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest Byron. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Tom Byron grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Byron 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 Tom Byron to sit still for any length of time. Tom has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. Tom Byron should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
He is impatient, a bit nervous and easily irritated. Although he is sensitive to criticism, Byron can also be insensitive to the feelings of others. Tom Byron must consciously cultivate self-control in order to handle his somewhat quick temper.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury Opposition Moon/Mars