Posted in ENTP, ENTP's Thought, MBTI

ENxP: With a Little Help From Inferiority

None of ENTPs or ENFPs are well structured and highly organized. If they are, there must be something misplaced in their head and it won’t last for long. When I wrote ‘there must be something misplaced…’, I didn’t try to throw something figurative. In fact, it is their Si climbs up to the top of the stack, helping the Ne or even more surprising, replacing it temporarily.

As I said, it is not permanent that the Si dominates or at least gets along well with the dominant function. Thus, it is impossible for both ENTP and ENFP to use their introverted sensing (Si) as good and as far as ISFJ, ISTJ or ESFJ. We, ENxPs, might feel a sudden urge of organized pattern of life, or disturbing insecurity of being so random and unplanned but we will get back to thoughtful yet lazy-random beings not so long after we encounter something intriguing, forgetting the chance of being more organized. Shortly, it needs a very intense struggle to be organized and well-scheduled for ENxP.

Then what’s that Si for if we cannot utilize it as good as the master of introverted sensing a.k.a. The ISFJ and ISTJ?

Our Si is inferior. If I may use the analogy of weapon mastery, the Si is a shield and as I have mentioned in another post related to MBTI in MMORPG, none of ENTP or ENFP are natural shield wielders. ENTPs are Rogue assassin while ENFPs are hunters and huntress. They are elusively agile and having huge shield with them will just halt their mobility. Their shield meant to be something handy and thus, having their main weapon as one of the parrying tools will be more effective than having a tower shield. Before getting to far with my geeky video game analogy, let’s just say that the Si of ENxPs is just their ability to block and not necessarily their skill to utilize shield. ISFJ and ISTJ may utilize their Si as deadly weapon while for ENTP and ENFP, it is just a defense mechanism that they cannot rely on solely. Combining the extroverted intuition (Ne) of ENxP with their Si is the best way to utilize the inferior function. Here are some examples if you are ENTP or ENFP:

  1. You may not good at organizing stuff or doing practical housework things, but making it interesting by thinking of those works as daily different challenges that you must accomplish will make it more interesting. Set different target everyday.
  2. Your Ne allows you to grasp and expand the idea that you obtain from the outer world while you can utilize your Si to limit it and gain some helpful experience from it.
  3. Another perk of combining the dominant Ne and inferior Si is to learn from the experience of other people. A bad experience of someone that was told to you will build a mentality within you that you won’t fall into the same pit as he did.

See? It does not mean the inferior Si is useless. you can always use your weakness to support your strength. Anyway, there is nothing wrong for being so random. We are highly thoughtful, and more than that, natural brainstormers, though.

P.S.: Still no added-pictures on this post.

P.P.S.: Go to typeinmind.com  for more details about functions

 

Posted in MBTI

The Types and Their First Impressions

This isn’t long read at all. It will end even before you know it because there will be just one line for each type. Here goes!

ENFP: Bold, Random, Full of energy E.Ts 

ENTP: Annoyingly interesting assholes

ESFJ: Mothers

ENFJ: The Gentlemen at their best 

INFJ: Innocently thoughtful listeners

INTJ: Anti-human dark lords

INTP: Dreamy geniuses

ISTP: Handy geniuses

ENTJ: The ruler

ESTJ: The organized timetable and trusted textbooks

INFP: The timid but friendly wood-elves

ISFP: The timid-creative fairies

ESTP: The bold and sporty adrenaline junkies

ESFP: The sparkling party addict-Queen-bees

ISFJ: The naive protectors

ISTJ: The cold blooded-rigid beings

Well, as usual, this is an ENTP’s perspective. See ya!

P.S.: I use less illustrations recently. Blame my laziness.

Posted in MBTI

The Twin Types Pick-Up Lines

Remember how MBTI was built based on a stack of cognitive functions? There are 16 types and each of them have both twin and alter-ego. The twins, are the type with the same dominant and inferior functions while the alter-egos, or the shadows, are the types which oppose each other. Forget the shadow functions for now because I would like to tell you about the twin types.  The write-up below is a set of illustrations of how the twins interact and show similar traits as if they are friends.

The Ne dominant- Si inferior: ENTP x ENFP  

A: “You know what I think.”

B: “Fuck you. “

*Laughing at any random things that none of the other types understand why it is worth to laugh at*

*Intense laughter forever*

Stay away! You will get so mad or you will be just like them.

The Ni dominant- Se inferior: INTJ x INFJ

A: “This is the best book I’ve ever read.”

B: “I know right. It’s so deep and thought-provoking.”

Ni dominant-types are thoughtful entities. Nothing can stop them discussing conspiracy theory, the endless space and so forth. Remember, they discuss, not talk shit or debate.

The Ti dominant- Fe inferior: INTP x ISTP

A: “How about a teleportation device?”

B: “Sure, with a shape of hovercraft.”

These geeks are just so dreamy. If they could get $1 everytime they lost in their own thought, they could have made that teleportation-hovercraft.

The Fe dominant-Ti Inferior: ENFJ x ESFJ

A: “WE HAVE TO SAVE THE WORLD…”

B: “AND BRING PEACE TO EVERYONE!”

When you’ve been fighting for it all your life
You’ve been struggling to make things right
That’s how a superhero learns to fly… *The Script-Superheroes intensifies*

The Te dominant-Fi inferior: ENTJ x ESTJ

A: “Should it against the law and order, it MUST be stopped.”

B: *Nodded*

They will stop the Ne twins in 3..2..1… Too late, Ne twins have got away safely.

The Fi dominant-Te inferior: INFP x ISFP

A: “It depends on how I feel about it.”

B: “True. If it makes me feel bad, it probably makes others feel the same way.”

Typically, these types will pinch themselves before they do so to others. You’ll have a bad time if these guys are unable to feel pain.

The Se dominant-Ni inferior: ESTP x ESFP

A: “Another ride of roller coaster or a paintball war?”

B: “How about a paintball raid on roller coaster ride?”

Like what Spongebob Squarepants had said: “livin’ like Larry”, that’s how these types enjoy their adventurous life.

 The Si dominant-Ne inferior: ISTJ x ISFJ

A: “Being clumsy and careless is unacceptable.”

B: “Because you don’t make yourself a fool by doing the same mistake, do you?”

Probably the most careful planners among the types. Most people who suffer OCD probably belong to this group. Betray them, you lose them.

See ya! 

Posted in Contemplation

The Future-Past

Humans wonder what their future will be while their future-selves are watching their present and their past. Secretly.o-clock-facebook

While writing this, I am thinking of my childhood while at the same time wondering what will happen to me in ten years. When I think further, it is funny to know that the 10-years-from-now-me will probably do the same: thinking of the teenage-me while wondering what will probably happen with myself in 20 years from now. We constantly do that, don’t we? Wondering the future while also watching the past through our memory. The 50 year-old me is probably recalling the memory of 23 year-old me writing this on June 5th 2017 after a month of break from my personal blog. And the old man starts to wonder why the hell did his past-self wrote such bullshit? 

It is unnecessary to answer such question. Bullshit or not, what I have done so far will be stored on my infinite yet unexplored memory inside my brain and later be played randomly by the future me. Isn’t it intriguing to realize that yourself, and also mine, from the next week is recalling what has happened today? 

Well, all of the bullshit contemplation above is not valid if you, or I, die tomorrow or on the next two hours, though.

Now the real question: What do you want your future-self to warn you if it is possible? And what do you want to say to your past as a warning?

I am not sure what will my future-self say to warn me but I would like to kick myself from the past for being such an idiot.

Now the future-me is probably laughing out loud wondering if he could travel back to 2017 to kick his own ass. 

Cheers, I am back and soon will write more.

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