"J. R. Molloy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>Andrew Lias has written,
> > one could say that the Promethean metaphor is in ascension while the
> > Frankenstein metaphor is in decline.
>Indeed, Robert Anton Wilson has written a popular book entitled _Prometheus
>and the Frankensteinian monster has received makeovers from Hollywood.
Of course, if we want to *really* strain the metaphor, we could conduct a
poll to see how many on this list fall into the "Promethean" (i.e., *NT*)
catagory on the Meyers-Briggs personality
My guess is that we'd get a fair amount of Prometheans and an even *larger*
amount of people who consider the test to be crap and an utter waste of
-- Andrew Lias
[FWIW, and all humor aside, I've become rather skeptical of the inventory,
over time, in spite of being admittedly taken with it when I first
encountered it. See http://skepdic.com/myersb.html for a critical
evaluation of the inventory]
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