[SpamCop-Social] Re: spamcop.antisocial?
Antoine J. Mechelynck
Tue Feb 11 00:07:00 EST 2003
"Miss Betsy" <nobody> a écrit dans le message de news:
> Often, I believe, intuitive people are not
> good spellers. That doesn't mean all intuitive people are not. The
> observation that some people view the world intuitively is a valid
Well, they call me intuitive (by 66%, if you please, my highest part-score),
but I never had problems with spelling. However, you could say that I learnt
spelling "intuitively" -- by reading. (When I entered grade school, 1 year
early, I could read but not write. Call me genius if you will, but it was
not fun to be hated by all as "the mistress's and director's pet".)
> It is true that online tests and other tests in magazines and books are
> very scientific and are closer to parlor games than true descriptions. My
> mother had a parlor game called "I've Got Your Number" (published in the
> 1930's) that was definitely "for fun" but was probably based on the
> model. It was a lot of fun to do. However, IMHO, they are closer to the
> "truth" than say, astrology. The value of knowing your Myers-Briggs type
> well as understanding how different types interact is that you can
> understand where people are coming from. It is not a dangerous kind of
> science and can give a general understanding of the differences in people.
Those tests are OK if you take them with a grain of salt -- not as The Voice
>From On High.
> However, I disagree with Charles about your problems with the news group.
> When I first came to the ng, I was called a troll also, for IMHO, the same
> reason you were. I had an idea and no one was giving me any "good"
> why it wasn't a good idea. Like you, I wasn't particularly advocating it;
> all I wanted to know was why they didn't and wasn't satisfied with any of
> the answers.
> Being naturally a feeling person and therefore having had to learn how to
> deal with my feelings in situations such as that, I didn't let it bother
> or tried to fix it (the thinking man's approach to problems and that's a
> male/female trait and I don't know if that has anything to do with Myers
> Briggs). Anyway, you are right that there are different groups of people
> with different foci, but there are overlaps also. And IMHIO it doesn't
> matter. If you want me to "think" about it scientifically, you will have
> challenge me, ;)
> Miss Betsy
BTW, what does the ending "J" stand for? (I have a "P" there -- FWIW.)
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