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the Jungian typology
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the Jungian typology

the Jungian typology, Part 2

What we learn about ourselves by knowing our personality types really should be where our weakness are more likely to be since each personality trait does lend itself to its own respective downfall.

Extraverted Sensation
Prone to a poorly developed morality since ends and culture justify means and ends all the time. Type more likely to conform since the inner voice is likely muted.

Extraverted iNtuition
Not really sure how I feel about this one. I'm kind of stuck on it.

Introverted Sensation
Frequently unable to grasp higher order ideas and process them as efficiently. Sort of like a semi-disabled iNtuitive Introvert.

iNtuitive Introverts
Prone to be neglectful of the outside world, inattentive. Type more likely to rebel against or ignore people, often producing undesired consequences for themselves which they usually have no ability to predict.

Likely to misunderstand or dismiss the part of the story where the person is really feeling something strong.

Likely to be overly personal and non-objective

That you collect insights but don't do anything with them

Too busy making conclusions about what you see to fully appreciate the whole picture

What anybody interested in their own psychoanalysis or personality type needs to avoid is snowflake syndrome, where you indulge in self-love to the point that you forget how common you really are. Human beings are special in comparison to non-humans, but amongst each other we're mostly just a little different.

One thing important to remember too is that every person is ultiately capable of ALL of these functions, but the effort for some just comes less easily based on your inclinations. I still have trouble focusing on something I should be doing like not daydreaming at work, listening to my wife/kids. I am not really sure what habits I could take on that would help me get out of my unconscious thoughts and into the physical world in front of me.

I feel like Islam offers the best solution for Extraverted Sensation types with rituals like fasting and staying in the masjid (itikaf) which help power down your conscious body/mind allowing the bigger inner you to take a more active role in your daily life. It seems therefore that iNtuitive Introverts have an advantage in piety and those who have an advantage in piety have a clear disadvantage in the physical world.

"Indigo" I think is an overblown sensationalized understanding of iNtutitive Introverts btw.

Extraverts are in need of spiritual teachers, and they need humility to benefit from them, but their natural advantage in society often gets them places where they simply don't see the need for such guidance.

The challenge for iNtuitive Introverts is to use their natural creativity to bridge the gap between the imagined ideal world and the actual physical world. Can you bring any part of your vision into a reality? Build it from there. I'm starting at home.

Purity is to Believe only that which deserves it.
Wisdom is to follow only the Opinion which makes the best use of evidence.
Excellence is to be mindful of all these things in Living.
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