Every now and then, the subject of these tests pops up on the list; I was
just thinking recently it was about time again. Too cool, they're fun.
I was INTP last time I checked. For whatever that's worth (3 magic beans?)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Lias" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 12:53 AM
Subject: Re: New ways
> "J. R. Molloy" <email@example.com> 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
> >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
> amount of people who consider the test to be crap and an utter waste of
> time. ;-)
> -- 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]
> Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com.
> Share information about yourself, create your own public profile at
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Mon May 28 2001 - 09:50:16 MDT