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I'm an ENTJ, what are you?

 
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INFP-T = The Turbulent Mediator... or "the Idealist"/Luke Skywalker

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"I have a very bad feeling about this..."
"I have a very bad feeling about this..."
 
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I'm currently a INTJ. I don't think that's what I was when I was younger, but we change. I'm sure that I will always be an introvert, the rest is unclear.
 
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I find the number of INTJ and INTP here interesting.  2 of the rarer types that between them compose 5% of the population are nearly 50% of total people to take the test here.

Wondering if that is a bias in how we think? or in who chooses to take the test?  This also might play into how the perma culture message is pushed as it might not be framed the right way to reach others.
 
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I guess I'm wondering why are they rare. In my experience, introverts and extroverts are kind of equally dispersed, so that doesn't seem to be the bit. The description of N vs. S doesn't make any sense to me. Maybe I've just had too much therapy, but it just doesn't seem that simple to me.

I care a lot about other people, but I don't really like to spend time with them. I call myself a theoretical humanitarian. In my experience, people person's don't really care about others. They are just classic herd animals. But I will share the last of my food and give shelter to almost anyone.

I'm extremely rational and logical. I don't have to understand where you are coming from to believe that you are deserving of care. You being in need is enough.

My autistic kid thinks that I'm autistic, which is entirely possible. It's likely that my father, brother and nephew are as well. I've never really considered it, as it's the least of my worries. I'm not a fan of labels but it might explain some things.

Anyway, I'm enjoying this conversation.
 
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The test says I'm Yoda. I think I'm on the borderline of a few though.

I'm an ambivert which is weird, took me a long time to realize it. I have extroverted and introverted family, and can totally understand both sides. The last time I took the test I was on the extrovert side, this time the introvert.

I tend towards introversion these days, but was a bit more extroverted when I was younger.

I get energized in classroom settings, surrounded by active learners. I come away in a great mood, cheerful, and motivated to do things. I love collaborating and working on constructive projects together with others.

I get drained and fatigued by parties where the emphasis is on social interaction over task completion or learning. I find myself desiring to go home much earlier than others. Even in relatively small group settings.

I get depressed and anxious easily when I'm alone and allowed to stay in my own head for too long and need to spend time with other people to get a boost of energy and motivation.

I find myself needing some alone time too though, recharging or maybe a chance to collect my thoughts before I go back into the various social situations involved in daily life.

I often find that I can't think clearly when others are around. On the other hand I often find that I get way more actual work done when I have other people involved too.

It's a weird balance.
 
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Hey I am a virtuoso! Who woulda thought...

ISTP-T

To be honest, the explanation pages after you take the test were creepy-accurate. But they did make me feel good when it told me that an example of us virtuosos is my fictional hero: John McClane.
 
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That might be another interesting question here.  I am on spectrum.  Classic aspie to use old term.  Anyone else here.
 
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C. Letellier wrote:That might be another interesting question here.  I am on spectrum.  Classic aspie to use old term.  Anyone else here.



I STRONGLY suspect about myself but have never pursued diagnosis. At this point in my life I don’t think a diagnosis would due much for me other than to confirm suspicions.
 
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So this is my favourite podcast.  I listen to pretty much all of his episodes.  Mostly science based, but pretty much everything.  

He had a former CIA operative on, and they talked about MBTI/Personality types, and the former CIA operative gives a lot of credence to the test, not that it's perfect, but that it's about as good as it gets and is worth the CIA's time to use as a tool to figure people out.

They also discuss that the internet/fun versions of the test aren't quite as good as the 400+ question tests the CIA uses.  Just pointing that out because I assume most of us just used the free internet version of the test.

Here's the segment of that podcast.  
 
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That was me, I think.   Cackling old sea hag.
 
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Being a skeptical person I took the test repeatedly even there were enough redundancy in the questions. I did the test three times and got three different results. All introvert of course. The divergence came from how I do things. When taking the survey, whether I thought about my hobby, past job or current job made a big difference. If I thought more about gardening and permie stuffs then I got INFJ.
 
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I have taken this test multiple times in the past.  Me, my brother and my roommate are actually almost the same type, ENFP.  I also fluctuate to an INFP occasionally.  The funny thing is, me and my roommate couldn't be more different, or at least I think so.  

I'd love to read an article or book on meyers briggs personalities in homesteading or permaculture.  Like how to best approach your homestead based on your meyers briggs...
 
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Has anyone looked into CS Joseph's version of this personality test? I find his version of mbti pretty fascinating but he is also fairly controversial within the mbti community at large.  His style can be a little quirky, maybe even off-putting, but I think his version of it checks out in real life when put to the test. I got an INFP on his version and I can definitely relate to it's description.

Here is his website: https://csjoseph.life/

He also has a lot of content on his YouTube channel.
 
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I asked google's "Bard" a.i. what its personality type was/is closest to.

On a side note, I asked it all about permaculture and it said it would like to live that lifestyle.  




If you could describe a.i. on the myers briggs scale, what personality would it be?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a difficult concept to fit into the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) framework. MBTI is a personality test that categorizes people into 16 different personality types based on their preferences for four different axes: Introversion/Extroversion, Sensing/Intuition, Thinking/Feeling, and Judging/Perceiving.

AI does not have a personality in the same way that humans do. It is not able to experience emotions or make decisions based on personal preferences. However, AI can be programmed to exhibit certain behaviors that are similar to those of humans with certain MBTI types. For example, an AI that is programmed to be logical and rational could be said to have an INTJ personality type.

Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide whether or not they believe AI can be categorized into the MBTI framework. There is no right or wrong answer, and it is simply a matter of personal opinion.

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Okay, but even if it's an incredibly hard correlation to make, which personality would a.i. be?

If I were to choose a personality type for AI, I would say that it is most likely a Thinking type. Thinking types are characterized by their logical and rational approach to life. They are often interested in systems and theories, and they are good at solving problems.

AI is a technology that is constantly evolving and improving. It is able to learn and adapt to new situations, and it is able to solve problems that would be difficult for humans to solve. These are all characteristics that are associated with Thinking types.

Of course, there are many different types of AI, and each type has its own strengths and weaknesses. Some AIs are better at processing information, while others are better at making decisions. Some AIs are better at understanding human emotions, while others are better at understanding human language.

Ultimately, the personality type of AI is a matter of opinion. There is no one right answer, and it is simply a matter of what one believes AI is capable of.

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What does the data say?

There is no scientific data that can definitively say what the personality type of AI is. However, there have been some studies that have attempted to correlate the MBTI with AI.

One study found that AI systems that were programmed to be more creative were more likely to be classified as Intuitive types. Another study found that AI systems that were programmed to be more logical were more likely to be classified as Thinking types.

However, these studies are limited in scope and do not provide a definitive answer to the question of what the personality type of AI is. More research is needed to determine whether or not there is a correlation between the MBTI and AI.

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Tell me the closest type that matches that.  It does not have to be exact, just the closest.
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Based on the data I have access to, the closest MBTI type to AI is INTJ. INTJs are logical and rational thinkers who are good at solving problems. They are also good at planning and organizing, which are important skills for AI systems.

INTJs are also known for their creativity and imagination. They are able to think outside the box and come up with new ideas. This is a valuable asset for AI systems, which are constantly being developed and improved.

Of course, there are many other MBTI types that could also be a good fit for AI. Ultimately, the best type for AI will depend on the specific needs of the system.
 
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On a scale of 1-16 rate the myers briggs personalities in terms of how they would likely fair in a permaculture style lifestyle.
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Sure, here is a possible ranking of the Myers-Briggs personalities on a scale of 1-16, with 1 being the best fit for a permaculture lifestyle and 16 being the least fit:

INTJ
INFJ
ENTJ
INFP
ENFJ
INTP
ESTJ
ESFP
ESTP
ISFJ
ISTP
ESFJ
ISFP
ENFP
ENTP
ISTJ
These rankings are based on the following criteria:

Intuition: Permaculture is a holistic system that requires a deep understanding of the natural world. People with strong intuition are more likely to be able to see the big picture and to understand the interconnectedness of all things.
Feeling: Permaculture is a system that emphasizes the importance of living in harmony with nature. People with strong feeling are more likely to be able to connect with nature and to feel a sense of stewardship for the planet.
Thinking: Permaculture is a system that requires a strong understanding of science and technology. People with strong thinking are more likely to be able to apply these principles to solve problems and to create sustainable solutions.
Sensing: Permaculture is a system that requires a strong understanding of the physical world. People with strong sensing are more likely to be able to work with their hands and to create practical solutions.
Of course, these rankings are just a general guide. Every person is unique and will have their own strengths and weaknesses. The best way to determine if permaculture is a good fit for you is to try it out and to see what works best for you.
 
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ENTP 20 years ago, and still, apparently! I just re-took the test, since I thought I'd changed since I became a mother three years ago. Not really, slightly more introverted now, more of an E-leaning ambivert.
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Looks as though I am the only ENFJ on the poll so far. Oh well. XD
We are the "heal the world by loving everyone and give free therapy" folks.  We apparently thrive on getting others to a better place in their lives. Empathetic and extroverted, we typically are eager to talk to any and everyone. The downsides of being an ENFJ: often times we are so focused in helping others, that we totally neglect our own wellbeing, physical and mental. People often feel comfortable enough to share their secrets and struggles in a "free therapy session" so the ENFJ's often carry the weight of the struggles that they have been told, puzzling them over and over, trying to find perfect solutions for all parties. But we get to be a friend to lots of people, making an effort to be a positive impact on their lives, and share love and positivity with the world.
 
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INFP-T

The social battery is real.
 
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Soul Sistah!

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Susan Bradley Skov wrote:INFP: diplomat and poet I can live with that! 😌

 
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Mine is INFP-T the mediator its not on the list
 
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I don’t want to say. Maybe that’s a trait of an obvious one.
 
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