The basic difference between ENTP and INTP is that ENTP are simplifiers and INTPs are complexifiers. An ENTP is the type of chap (or chapstick) that will see a bunch of stuff and find the signal in the noise. An INTP is the type of bloody-minded…er…um…chap that will take that reduced signal and build up […]
The inferior function. Not really a good name for it. I call it the transcendent function. Now, that has a nice ring to it! And words are important, especially titles. I’ve had a few people asking me about the inferior function lately. Is the inferior function weak? Can the inferior function be used? I think […]
Tom Cruise is great. I can’t think of a better example of The American Type. As I said in my last article, America is ISTP. In addition to that, it is an enneatype 3 ISTP. For those that understand enneagram, great. For those that don’t, Google is your friend. 🙂 Winning. That is what America […]
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An antisocial extravert? Huh? OK, calm down. This is not actually all that new an idea. To give you some idea of what I’m getting at, I’d ask you to go back in time to around the Greeks in their more golden age. They had come up with 4 basic temperaments, which they called humors: […]
Many people that I would consider an extraverted Myers-Briggs type aren’t social. I began to notice this with the ENFJ temperament (particularly the one falling at enneatype 8). Yet, in the popular consciousness, the traits of extraversion seem inextricably linked to a certain liking for social interaction. I’m going to challenge this firmly entrenched truism […]
In this 5th installment of THS, Blake and Erika discuss Sexual Personae, a book by Camille Paglia which lays out the basic nature of man and woman and how the conflict between them drives Western culture. Below is a small snippet of this episode. If you’d like to hear the show in it’s entirety (50 […]
In this 3rd installment of The Homeless Sexuals, Blake and Erika discuss the particular dilemma that NF types (INFJ, INFP, ENFJ, ENFP) face in relationships. Also find out the answer to the quiz question from last episode – what is Blake’s favorite animal? Push Play Intro and Exit Music provided by bensound.com
I am now announcing that I am doing a radio show called The Homeless Sexuals. This is the first episode of it. I could explain all this stuff about it, but, that would take away from the mystery. There is a female presence on the show. Listen to find out more. Also, please note there […]
A recording I made where I associate the political Left and Right with Fi and Te and Apollo and Dionysus within the context of the recent winning of the presidential election by Donald Trump. Must be a Starling subscriber to listen.