Emlyn, I am another INTP although on the Kersey version the P was an X so I
am ambivilant on the last type.
The type model is a valid instrument although the more mainsteam approach to
personality is the trait model.
At 03:01 PM 10/10/2000 +1000, you wrote:
>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" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 12:53 AM
>Subject: Re: New ways
>> "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
>> >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]
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California State University, Long Beach
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