Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Yikes

Now I know why no one understands me.

INTJ.

It can't be good when you are lumped into a group of people that includes Arnold Schwarzenegger and Hannibal Lector, can it?

(C.S. Lewis is also on the list which makes me feel better. I guess that explains why I've always feel like he was a kindred spirit.)

Here's another interesting assessment about INTJs.



Dominant Introverted Intuition

By Danielle Poirier www.RebelEagle.com
© copyright Rebel Eagle Production

Without introverted intuitives, it is said that Israel would have had no prophets. Under deceptively conventional appearances lie perceptive minds that travel the breadth and depth of universal mysteries, contemplating its multilayered complexity, seeking the trends that will define the future. With time, clarity of vision comes. When it comes, they are propelled towards the vision and all their actions lead to it. They are perseverant behind a quiet exterior and will often come back with their vision long after everyone believes they have let it go.

What they see is so clear and obvious to them they are often surprised to find that others cannot see it as well. They may find it difficult to articulate the necessary steps towards implementation or to explain how each goal fits into the larger picture.

Their mind usually travels from the past to the future, seeking to fit a particular situation in a large context. It picks up patterns, symbols and images from different seemingly unrelated fields, identifies similarities and provides meaning. This can help solve problems by juxtaposing ideas, finding analogies or simply by rooting out the quintessential reality, discovering the origin in universal stories and human experiences, culling wisdom from the infinitely small to the infinitely large. Their mind naturally travels from the microcosm to the macrocosm.


Spooky. Fits me to a T.

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