Re: Personality Type / Myers Briggs (was: Philotype)
|From:||Jeff Jones <jeffsjones@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 25, 2001, 3:19|
On Sun, 23 Sep 2001 13:09:55 +0200, daniel andreasson
>[ I'm resending this, since it seems my messages are
> reaching the list again. At least the test message
> did. Sorry if you get this twice.]....
>The test that n e v e r applies to me is that Personality Type /
>Myers Briggs / Jung / ISTJ/ENFP / whatever test.
>Whenever I take that test I get a different result. I always feel
>I could be either/or for every question. Does anyone else experience
>the same thing? I think we've discussed this before.
>These are pairs you have to choose between. For me it's impossible.
>I'm almost always both. Examples:
>think out loud YES
>think before they act YES
>like to be around people a lot YES
>are comfortable spending time alone YES
>are easily distracted YES
>have good concentration YES
>admire practicality YES
>admire creativity YES
>focus on the facts & specifics YES
>focus on ideas & the big picture YES
>are more realistic - see what is YES
>are more imaginative - see possibilities YES
>are objective YES
>get their feelings hurt easily YES
>are motivated by achievement YES
>are motivated by being appreciated YES
>like to make plans YES
>like to wait-and-see YES
>like to finish projects best YES
>like to start projects best YES
>Is there something wrong with this test or is there something
>wrong with me? Perhaps this is common to conlangers, being a
>little of both?
I've had the same problem with that kind of test. I suspect that conlangers
are a little less naive with regard to language than whoever makes up those