Personality types

Discussion in 'Human Science' started by birch, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. birch Valued Senior Member

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    https://www.isitnormal.com/post/i-v...-t-belong-in-this-world-is-this-normal--37534

    It's like looking in a mirror. Just when you thought you were the only one. Just kidding. I know what you are thinking, why not converse with them, instead of annoying us here? because it is freaky and it is like the blind leading the blind.

    They also write like me with poor grammar including many run-on sentences and sporadic punctuation. Or maybe we just have poor education. Or maybe we are from another universe.

    I was always accused of staring out the window in school daydreaming and freaking out my teachers by asking strange questions such as, 'who am i?' lmao. this was as early as third grade.

    i think for some personality types we have not found our true calling or niche in the world yet. i think every personality type was produced in nature for a reason. maybe in the future there will be and we will have a viable place.
     
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  3. spidergoat Valued Senior Member

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    Autism.
     
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  5. birch Valued Senior Member

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    not scientific. this is found in a personality type that is less than one percent of the population and they are not autistic.
     
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  7. spidergoat Valued Senior Member

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    Just a guess. Seems like autism to me. Most autistic people feel apart from society, and many of them on the milder end of the spectrum don't even know what's going on with them.
     
  8. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    No, thinking that one is not of this world ain't normal.

    Stopping short of the psychology mumbo jumbo-----the thought wants changing.

    (how many Rogerarians does it take to change a light-bulb?)
     
  9. DaveC426913 Valued Senior Member

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    What are you people talking about?? That is completely normal. The article describes a very large fraction of people. They're not autistic, they're not even abnormal.

    They're simply introverts.

    Extroverts bask in the energy of the people around them. They get energized, physically and mentally by looking outward.
    Introverts need to retreat to their own personal space to rejuvenate their energy and collect their thoughts. They find their power by looking inward.

    The only reason introverts feel like they're unique and weird is because their nature is less conducive to social interaction than extroverts. They don't get as much feedback telling them that others re feeling the same way they are. It is, unfortunately, a positive feedback loop. They could be literally floating in a sea of other introverts, and they would still feel alone.

    Birch, you are an island, sure. But you are an island in an oceanful of millions of other islands.

    Making bridges comes naturally to extroverts. But as introverts, we each owe it to ourselves to deliberately make and maintain bridges between each other. It's work for us. That's the price we pay for our active, imaginative internal worlds.
     
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