J’me demande si tu continues d’aller sur mon tumblr, si des fois tu vas voir mon facebook pour voir si j’ai changé ma photo de profil, si tu vas sur mon instagram pour voir si j’ai posté une nouvelle photo, ou qu’une nouvelle personne s’est abonnée à moi, si tu vas voir mon twitter… Je me demande si il t’arrive de repenser à moi des fois, si j’te manque parfois, si tu parles de moi à tes ami(e)s, si tu parles encore de moi à ta mère. Si tu parles de moi comme étant une bonne personne qui a merdé quelques fois ou alors juste comme la mauvaise personne qui n’a fait que du mal. Je me demande si il t’arrive de relire ma lettre ou de porter mon bracelet. Si tu penses à moi quand t’es avec la personne que t’aime, si tu penses à moi quand tu regardes une série que j’aime, si tu écoutes l’une de nos musiques. J’me demande si t’écris sur moi sur un autre tumblr, si t’écris sur moi sur twitter. J’me demande si parfois, en plein cours, il t’arrive de repenser à nous, d’être complètement ailleurs et de te sentir bizarre après. J’me demande si en soirée, tu penses à moi, tu m’imagines avec toi. Si des fois tard le soir, tu relis nos messages ou nos enregistrements. Si tu vas sur mon contact et que tu hésites pendant des heures à m’appeler ou m’envoyer un message. Si des fois t’aimerai pas faire un petit facetime avec moi, comme avant. Si des fois tu repenses pas à nous, au passé, aux bons moments qu’on a eu et que tu souris à tout ça, puis qu’après ça te pince le coeur que j’ne sois plus là. Si tu remarques mon absence tous les jours, si ça te fait mal. J’me demande si tu fais toutes les choses que je viens de citer parce que moi oui. J’fais tout ça et j’te jure, ça en devient de la paranoïa… J’me croyais beaucoup plus forte mais tout m’reviens quand j’pense être passé à autre chose et c’est horrible. C’est horrible parce que t’es plus là et la seule envie qui m’passe le soir, à 2h du matin, c’est de t’appeler. Mais j’me retiens car j’ai pas envie de parler à ton répondeur. Tu me manques putain et ça m’rend malade de faire tout ça pour toi alors que j’suis persuadé que de ton côté, tu fais rien de ce que j’viens de citer. Toute façon, je te l’ai toujours dit, j’passerai jamais aussi rapidement à autre chose après ton départ, j’t’oublierai jamais. T’es juste un souvenir maintenant, mon plus beau souvenir… J’t’aime. Et t’me manques. Et aussi, à jamais.
basic info: 22, she/her, bisexual appearance: silver-haired, light golden eyes, average height and thick build, fair-skinned notable features: freckles everywhere, three-clawed scar from a varren attack next to her left eye, light blue tattoo on crown of head specialization: technician, synthetics expert, hacker, tactical sniper personality: polite, soft-spoken, professional, passionate about her work and the people close to her, curious and logical about technology relationship with family: incredibly close with her father — she aspired to be like him, as well as her mother. wildly different from her brother and they clash often. though they love each other completely, they’re not very close. romantic interests: was in a four-year relationship with her girlfriend, Setsuko, before having to leave her behind for the Andromeda Initiative. Tethys missed her more than anything and thought about her often while in the Andromeda galaxy. eventually, she began to feel deeply for crew member Vetra Nyx. Tethys had always been used to taking care of everyone around her, caring for them, making sure they all had what they needed. but Vetra was the first person to do that for Tethys, which she appreciated more than words could convey. though their relationship did sometimes result in “competitions” to see who could take care of each other the best.
basic info: 22, she/her, lesbian appearance: raven-haired, hazel blue eyes, above average height and lanky build, warm, olive-toned skin notable features: faint but large pink birthmark under right eye, choker-like tattoo around neck specialization: vanguard biotic, melee weapons personality: snarky and sarcastic, casual about everything, logical relationship with family: while she admired her father and secretly wanted to make him proud, they always clashed. was truly close with her mother, who helped her with her biotic nature. her brother, Luca, was her best friend, and one of the only people who actually knew her. romantic interests: while never interested in pursuing any particular relationship because of her fear of emotional attachment, Yara did find herself interested in getting to know Peebee while in the Andromeda galaxy. they were alike in many ways, and after a while of introducing casual sex into their relationship, Yara began to feel much stronger for the asari. when Peebee confessed that she wanted a full relationship, Yara was relieved, and she gladly returned the love.
basic info: 22, he/him, pansexual appearance: black-haired, golden brown eyes, above average height and burly build, tan skin notable features: choker-like tattoo around neck, andromeda initiative tattoo on left shoulder blade, scar from a gunshot on lower abdomen specialization: soldier, assault rifle specialist, gunsmith personality: silver-tongued, diplomatic, cool-headed and dispassionate relationship with family: distant with both of his parents throughout his life. the few interactions he had with his dad were usually very cold. Silvius always preferred to do things his own way, and both his mother and father always disapproved of his frequent sexual activities. while differing in many ways, his sister, Aurora, was the only member of his family he was close to, and they confided in each other. romantic interests: having never been in a relationship longer than a couple months, Silvius has flitted from person to person, not afraid of commitment but unable to find someone who truly understood him. when it came to getting to know Cora, however, he decided that she was someone he wanted to be with. at first, it was just sex. but Cora challenged him, called him out on his shit, and saw right through any front he put on. when she tore down his aloof mask, their relationship was fiery, passionate, and eventually incredibly loving.
Dominant Function, Introverted Feeling, Fi: As a dominant function for Iroh this works inward and is far more experiential than many like to admit. Fi guides Iroh like any other Fi dominant by perceptions that can’t really be explained. It is why IFPs are known as wanderers. Iroh is guided most by what “feels right.” He lets this gut feeling, that many would call intuition (not in an MBTI context), guide where he goes, his actions, and who he helps.
Fi is focused on moral decisions that unlike Fe, are not directed by any laws and social obligations, but are formed separately from such community influences. Iroh’s morals are not shaped by the Fire Nation or any nation’s ideas of morality or social acceptability, but are formed by his own subjective experiences of simply being a human being. Iroh will always ignore structural factors and put human values first. He doesn’t care what nation rises or falls as long as the human values he prizes come first. It is part of what helps guide Iroh to see past nations and teach Zuko how the elements that divide us, actually connect us. In his history we know that a major pivot for him and where his Fi truely began to shine was with the loss of his son. He no longer conformed to his nation or any nation for that matter. He saw a lack of human values and learned from this experience.
Fi also has a focus on empathy on a very individual level. It is what leads INFPs like Iroh to focus on helping people one on one rather than trying to alter society as a whole (Fe). The Fi strategy is more pushing one pebble and watching the ripples expand and change the waters of humanity rather than an Fe approach that thinks on a bigger societal and structural scale. Hoping to create waters that change and reach the individual pebble.
It is important to keep in mind that Fi dominants need their outer and inner realms to be connected and one. It is why Fi dominants are known as artists and writers. Whatever their inner and outer worlds are, they must be one. A painter can do this in how they become one with their art. But this does not mean that IFPs must be creatives in this way. The fundamental piece that connects them all is not the creative aspect, but their need to have oneness with their inner and outer worlds. Iroh is quite a healthy INFP and has achieved this. We see this physically manifested in how he can walk in and out of the spirit world without even being the Avatar. We see this manifest itself in how he is a superior fire bender who uses his calm connected energy instead of unbalanced anger as his source. This oneness is what creates an adaptable Iroh who is willing to go with the flow. Who is able to have some tea rather than get in a tussle or to teach a robber how to properly use a knife rather than attack him.
Auxiliary Function, Extroverted Intuition, Ne: Fi cannot properly function working alone and needs the auxiliary function to ground inner judgments to the outside world. Iroh uses Extraverted Intuition to relate and interact with the world around him. Iroh doesn’t relate to the world in a physical or concrete way (Se), but through patterns and mental impressions of meaning. In plainer words that apply directly to Iroh, he connects with the world through seeing the potential of what could be, rather than what is. We see this way of engaging and interacting with the world better when contrasted with Zuko (ISFP, using Se not Ne). Both types see possibilities, but Zuko is focused with what is in front of him, of what he can achieve now. Iroh see potential in Zuko and Aang. He sees beyond the horizon.
This combined with Fi is what makes some mistype Iroh as ENFJ. Both types can help guide others but for what means that is the differentiating factor. THe ENFJ (Tenzin fro Legend of Korra) try to help an individual reach a potential that society will accept, but Iroh the INFP focused on the other’s inner world just they focus on their own. Iroh looks at values that connect us in an essential way. His mentoring of Zuko of helping Zuko realize his full potential is not for the purposes of helping Zuko find his place accepted in any society, but to help Zuko truly connect with his inner world. He does not care if Zuko is accepted by others, but only on Zuko as an individual who is accepted by himself.
Tertiary Function, Introverted Sensing, Si: The tertiary function can show itself in many ways. It is more obvious in an unhealthy type as they use it instead of their secondary in order to cope with the stress of the inferior function. However, as said before, Iroh is a very healthy INFP when we see him and so his Si may not seem so obvious.
So instead we see Si appear in subtler forms for Iroh. One way is in his more conservative lifestyle. This doesn’t mean politically, but that he is more of a minimalist. He does not put much stock in material goods and is able to not only live but prefer a more vagabond lifestyle. Si can also focus on honing on the bodily self which we see in his mastery of bending. The most crucial part we see Si in Iroh is his ability to not repeat the past in order to be his truest self. We see this in his work with Zuko. He doesn’t want to lose Zuko like he did his son. This is a prevailing motif throughout his arc. He isn’t stuck in the past like many believe that Si pushes people toward, but he is informed and influenced more from his past because of this.
Inferior Function, Extroverted Thinking, Te: We all fight and try to work with our inferior functions. This tension can stress us and it can guide us on both conscious and subconscious levels. Iroh is at a point in his development that he doesn’t fight his Te because he has healthy Ne development and is able to acknowledge objective principles to a point without forgetting the unconditional human values. By not denying Te Iroh is not an unhealthy INFP who is too subjective that simply what he likes and is comfortable with is what is right, instead he is able to keep with his Fi without losing sight of the actual world outside of himself. Thereby he is able to change hearts and minds by being himself inside society instead of having to actively change others to align with himself. Basically, Te and Ne help ground Iroh in the real world without getting blinded by his purely subjective Fi function.
Hi, could you explain why exactly Rapunzel isn't ENFJ and why she is ENFP, please? I can't find clarity about that and I think you might be able to explain this to me :)
Rapunzel: ENFP [Disney’s Tangled]
As someone who once typed her as an ENFJ I get the confusion. Even though functions of an ENFP and ENFJ once broken down are quite different their combinations can make them easy to confuse as their outward behavior can look identical at times.
Dominant Extraverted Intuition, Ne: Rapunzel first looks outward towards the world seeing constant possibilities. Her tower is covered in her moving from hobby to hobby. This may seem like what we would all do trapped in a tower, but indeed it isn’t. Notice she doesn’t perfect anything but moves from thing to thing. But more importantly the world is full of meaning and potential.
Secondary Introverted Feeling, Fi: This is the crucial function to differentiate ENFJ and ENFP for Rapunzel. Fe and Fi are both people focused, but Fe deals in societal terms and human behaviors. Fi, what Rapunzel has, is more individually focused. Her Ne sees potential and her Fi directs her to see potential in people. This is why she helps people with their dreams. But on a more personal level, especially with Eugene.
Now, ENFJs also help people. But their focus is different as they try to help people on their journey’s in society. Of discovering their roles. Meanwhile, an ENFP is trying to help people fulfill their possibilities.
Tertiary Extraverted Thinking, Te: Rapunzel has quite a healthy tertiary function. It helps her prioritize her life and others. She knows what the important things are in life and makes sure they take priority.
Inferior Introverted Sensation, Si: For Rapunzel in Tangled her inferior function takes the form as a goal setter. She is looking for that thing that created concrete meaning in her life. She thinks it is the lanterns but it turns out to be finding a home in Eugene and her parents. In all her Ne possibilities her Si balances in trying to find that steady thing in her life.
Onda ako ne želiš da osporavaš dražvu BiH napišeš fino da živiš u Bijeljini, Bosna i Hercegovina, entitet Republika srpska a ne napraviše od Republike Srpske državu. I vidi se ovdje ko je kompleksaš jer ti sve vrijeme vrijeđaš, a sa moje strane niti jedan vid mržnje nije ispoljen. Samo je uperena mržnja prema razdvajanju tog dijela bosne u neku zasebnu državu, što je opet tvorevina nacionalnih ideologija. A ono da tu žive svi, žive i u cijeloj BiH svi zajedno hvala Bogu.
Jebote koliko si ti bolesna, ušla si na moj profil i vidjela da sam napisala gdje živim i odmah se osjećala napadnuto kao OTKUD NJOJ PRAVO DA NAPIŠE DA ŽIVI U REPUBLICI SRPSKOJ i počela da sereš, pa znači nevjerovatno. Napisaću ono što ja želim, i baš sam napisala Republika Srpska zbog vas balija(kažem balija jer si očito puna mržnje, a ja poštujem samo normalne muslimane) jer se palite na sve što je srpsko, samo čekam još da napišeš kako sam genocidna, ajde, ajde. Koga ja to sve vrijeme vrijeđam, čitaš li ti šta ti pišeš? S tvoje strane nije ispoljen nijedan vid mržnje, ma je li? A “
Izmišljena država, ako se već izjašnjavaš kao Srpkinja imaš Srbiju za to
Idi drkaj na Dodika da te još više užari ta zabluda četnička
“ su inače poruke mira i ljubavi? Šta, to kao ne smijem da se izjasnim kao Srpkinja ako živim u Bosni? Naglasila sam da u RS žive svi u miru zato što si je ti predstavila kao neku nacionalističko-fašističku tvorevinu. Ovdje se bar ne skidaju latinične table, i ne pravi se instalacija u vidu masovne grobnice koja predstavlja Bosnu, kao što je to bio slučaj u Sarajevu za ono ispred BBI centra, samo što je RS bila u pitanju.
I što je najgore, skontala sam ko si i nisam uopšte razočarana jer si i prije pljuvala Srbe, ali sam to ignorisala. Prvo sam mislila da si neki napaćeni bošnjo Sarajlija koji drka na Erdogana, ali skontah da si ipak “dama” iz Sarajeva koja se deklariše kao muslimanka, ali i feministkinja jer fuck the logic. Ispravi me ako griješim? Drago mi je što si me otpratila, sad bar znam da sam se riješila šljama među followers-ima.
Some interesting things I picked up on Eric Harris’s AOL profile screenshots:
1. Eric’s Computer
Eric used a Pentium 75 computer. It was a good computer to play computer games on, although he apparently later got a different computer or improved this one’s system.
2. Nil Sine Numine
This translates to “Nothing without the deity” in Latin, which is printed on the seal of the state of Colorado. Eric listed it under his location under one profile.
3. Semper Fidelis
Another Latin phrase, meaning “always faithful” or “always loyal”. In the USA, this is best known as the motto of the United States Marine Corps, which is most probably the reason Eric placed it under his profile.
4. Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum
Another very popular Latin phrase, translating to “If you want peace, prepare for war.” Eric also created a graphic for this which was used on one of his websites.
Both the cognitive functions start with an ‘S’ which stands for ‘Sensing’ or ‘Sensation’. Basically S determines how we perceive the physical world, this counts for our body language as well.
Si stands for Introverted Sensing or Introverted Sensation. Because the S function is introverted, it means that the way you perceive using Si will be subjective. For example, if you are a bodybuilder and you look at a fitness model you would consider that person ‘skinny’ as an Si user. Because that person is in ‘your’ physical perception not a muscular person.
Si is very controlled and may seem ‘unnatural’ to others. An Si user is constantly ‘aware’ of their physical movements. As an Si user you are by default more sensitive than an Se user and you might find it hard to learn to do physical movements you have never done before or sense new sensation in the current moment. But in the other hand Si is keen to physical-mastery, as practice literally makes perfect. Si has an excellent (muscle) memory. If an Si practices enough and regularly, the user may be able to move or sense almost perfectly and consistently.
Si can be recognized by it’s closed posture. They are less aware of what others may sense, but base their perception purely on their own physical experience. For this reason, heavy Si users tend to live in the past, lean towards rules and tradition, and deeply value safety and security. Compared to Se users, Si users seem more ‘mature’ and ‘parent-like’.
Profiles with Si in their top 4 cognitive functions (from highest to lowest) are: ISFJ/ISTJ, ESFJ/ESTJ, INFP/INTP and ENFP/ENTP.
Se stands for Extraverted Sensing or Introverted Sensation. Because the S function is extraverted, it means that the way you perceive using Se will be objective. For example, if you are a bodybuilder and you look at a fitness model you would consider that person ‘fit’ as an Se. Because that person is in a ‘general’ physical perception a muscular person.
Se is very natural that may seem ‘energetic’ to others. An Se user is usually not ‘aware’ of their physical movements, they just do it. As an Se user you are by default less sensitive than an Si user, unless it is a total new sensation. An Se user will perceive new sensations much faster than an Si user, which makes them seem more physically ‘sensitive’ but they actually are not. That being said, Se’s are the masters of improvisation. Having to improvise with physical movements you have never done before and adapt to the current situation is what Se excels at. Although in the long term they will eventually be outclassed by the Si’s extraordinary (muscle) memory. This is why Se tends to be in a constant search for new things to do or experience.
Se can be recognized by it’s open posture. They are very aware of what others may sense, which makes ‘performing’ or ‘impressing’ others very natural. Heavy Se users tend to live in the current moment, ignore rules and tradition, and value the ‘thrill’ of new experiences. Compared to Si users, Se users seem more ‘trendy’ and ‘fun-loving’.
Profiles with Se in their top 4 cognitive functions (from highest to lowest) are: ESFP/ESTP, ISFP/ISTP, ENFJ/ENTJ and INFJ/INTJ.
Dominant Function, Extraverted Thinking, Te: We see Hermione’s dominant function from the very beginning in her behavior, how she goes about being a student at Hogwarts, and in her social interactions.
Hermione is a stickler for order and people fulfilling their societal roles. She feels the right way to be a student is to follow the rules and fulfill one’s student responsibilities. She looks down on those that flaunt the rules and think they are exceptions to the order at Hogwarts. This includes her friends Harry and Ron. This doesn’t mean she doesn’t like them, but she is often annoyed and struggles to see the logic and reasoning behind their lack of taking responsibility. They procrastinate their homework, they generally don’t study, etc. She hates that they think they don’t have to do the work but they can get undeserved credit.
Te has social rules and principles that create expectations. For Hermione these are showing up on time, getting your homework done, really doing the work yourself, and really contributing to the system within your role, whatever that role might be. A huge part of this we see is that Hermione pushes to have knowledge. For her it isn’t for the sake of knowledge but her duty as a student. She assumed that was what everyone felt obligated to do before even coming to Hogwarts. That it was the expected way to prepare: by filling yourself with knowledge of the school and what they were to study in the coming fall.
We also see her form of Te logic most contrasted in her encounters with Luna Lovegood’s Ti logic. Luna’s Ti is open to the unknown and the unpredictable, but Hermione’s is more conceptual and based in hard evidence. Her Te logic does not open her to ever accept Luna’s theories of other creatures not proven and published and respected articles in the Wizarding World. She is absolute in her certainty that Luna is wrong. Hermione could be persuaded but she needs hard proof and not just a fellow student’s conjecture. Luna’s Ti logic–that is open to the unknown and the unproven–seems irrational to Hermione’s Te–that needs to work with objective, proven principles.
Hermione often comes off as much more emotionally intense than she actually feels because of her dominant Te. She seems severe to Harry and Ron when they first meet her. She is very outspoken and articulate in her thoughts and opinions. You will always know what Hermione thinks on a matter whether you want to or not, especially if she thinks you are wrong. Because her Te is a judging function, extraverted, and dominant she comes off in the first impression as closed minded and extreme in her views. Like how she writes off mystical things even being in the magical universe. She doesn’t believe in Luna’s creatures nor in Divination. Such endeavors seem impractical and therefore fruitless. Her judgment always comes down first and then later she reflects with her Introverted Sensing–her perceiving function–leaving her to appear more closed minded than her ISTJ counterparts. The fact that people see her this way, see her as angry all the time, is actually shocking to her as it is to all ESTJs. When she and other ESTJs makes these judgments and come off this way it is coming from a very rational place and their Fi being inferior they despise arguments and judgments that appeal on the emotional level. She doesn’t see herself as coming from an emotional place when she is arguing with Ron and Harry, but as the rational one of the group dealing with very emotionally driven individuals.
As addressed before, Te deals in principles, and as a dominant Te user Hermione strongly believes in these principles and is unafraid to tell others how they should live their lives in accordance to these principles. She will always tell Ron and Harry how they should act, how to be better students, etc. She keeps these two in line and wishes they would have their lives together more and live up to their responsibility to the House, to the School, and to the Wizarding World at large. When they are flaking or goofing around when they should be applying themselves, Hermione is perturb with their behavior because of their disregard to the systems in place and the principles they uphold. Because of this mentality, this sense of responsibility and honor, Hermione is able to make hard decisions for the larger systems. She is able to be self-sacrificing because her mind is on those around her, the system around her more specifically, before it is on herself. The system, whatever it is, comes before her own self interests. This is seen most in her bravery to wipe her parents’ memories of herself in order to restore the rightful order of the Wizarding World and keep them safe. Her parents remembering her was not more important than her mission to restore the system.
Auxiliary Function, Introverted Sensing, Si: For many ESTJs they don’t fully realize their Si until their Te no longer helps them deal with a situation. This is why Hermione, the rule follower, becomes the rule breaker in her adventures with Harry and Ron. When Hermione sees things being unfair or unjust, when her Te fails her and the rational no longer helps her solve a problem, she discovers her Si. This is why ESTJs can make such great advocates and what inspires Hermione to create S.P.E.W. It is not the Fi function the pushes her to this, but Si. Her Si takes in immediate and subjective data. This is Dobby for her. She sees his individual perspective and she isn’t an ESTJ drone, as many stereotype ESTJs. Her Si allows her to see things outside of her Te logic and rationale. She engages in her Si, she sees immediately in front of her someone who needs her help, or in the case of the the House Elves, a peoples who need her help. But, being a Te user, instead of rebelling against the system she is an advocate who fights for the House Elves’ inclusion in the system. She doesn’t turn her back on the Wizarding World or have a fight “the man” mentality. She wants to inform people with her Te-Si knowledge. She wants to represent all the House Elves and their plight for them to be equals within the larger system.
Si as stated before deals with the immediate and subjective data that is separate from the rational categories that Te deals with. It is why it is such a helpful companion to Te, for balance. They play into one another a lot. As an Si user Hermione prefers actions, her own and others. What this means has a couple different forms. For one, everyone should put in time and work to be deserved of any recognition. This is why she is so angry with Harry in The Half-Blood Prince. It isn’t that he is better at her in the class, but how he is getting recognition in the class. Not only is he defying the directions in the book, but they aren’t his own improvements on the potions. It is a short-cut, a cheat. That is why although she is rational in her fear of things written in the book–that her Te-Si struggles with trying these unproven and unchecked recipes and spells–but there is this impression of jealousy in the way she attacks Harry for using the book. He hasn’t worked hard for the grades he is getting and that isn’t how the system should work. No one deserves recognition for something if they have not worked for it and deserved it.
The other part of this is that the way she helps people is in concrete forms of action. She will do parts of Harry and Ron’s homework or she tries to organize their lives. Tell them when to work on something, etc. This comes from a place of genuine caring for her. This is how she shows she cares without having to get touchy-feely about it. From sharing and imparting knowledge to others she is helping and caring for them. That should be enough to show someone you care. It is also how she reads that others care about her. It is part of why she doesn’t see that Ron does have feelings for her. They are speaking two different functional languages as Hermione is a sensor who needs people to show they care and Ron is an intuitive who simply doesn’t operate in that kind of way. His head is too far up in the clouds and he finds Sensor activities to be dull. He makes this clear a lot, which makes Hermione think he definitively doesn’t reciprocate her feelings. He is so in his Ne he can’t see what is clearly in front of him.
Tertiary Function, Extraverted Intuition, Ne: We see Hermione’s Ne most when she is unhealthy and not engaging in her Si. This is what makes her hard for Harry and Ron to be around. When she can’t see from another’s perspective and is stuck in her Te, she resorts to her Ne, which also faces outward. This reassures her that she is right in being bossy. She has to point out what others are doing wrong and only she knows what the right thing is. It is why Harry has a tough time telling Hermione things when he knows she will judge him and not see from his point of view. But at the same time Harry knows he needs it sometimes (his Te being inferior as an ISFP).
However, Ne does have an upside for Hermione. It is what helps her relax and have fun. Dealing with possibilities and not the concrete reality are a nice vice for her from time to time. It is probably the thing about Ron that appeals to her. But it is also that spark that helps Hermione be inventive in crisis situations. Although she doesn’t naturally go against the rational and the proven, her Ne makes her innovative when she needs to be, thinking outside of the box in order to help the gang survive. She uses her Te to analyze what has and hasn’t worked on their past adventures. Her Si deals with the concrete data of what is needed, and her Ne helps her innovate new solutions for their future adventures. This is what makes her so prepared in The Deathly Hallows. She has her magic purse and has every book and resource they may need on their mission to take down the Horcruxes. She needed all three functions: Te, Si, and Ne.
Inferior Function, Introverted Feeling, Fi: Because of her Introverted Feeling being at the bottom of the stack, she is not comfortable with her own feelings and often has a hard time sifting them out. Her focus is on the outer world and not herself. She is uncomfortable actually talking about her feelings and prefers a rational verbal approach to things. Her elusive Fi is what makes her more controlling at times, because if she can put together her outside world, maybe her inner self will follow. However, that plan is usually a destructive one and is why as a healthier ESTJ, Hermione doesn’t try to escape her Fi for long. She realizes that there is only so much she can control and by being her best self she doesn’t have to be in everyone’s business. She can help others by being her happiest self, being a rational advocate. Hermione really finds this in administrating for Dumbledore’s Army. Her Si helps her see that Umbridge’s system defies the Hogwarts system she loves and helps her with the needed details to keep the D.A. afloat and secret, her Te loves to organize the group and makes her great at implementing order with the D.A., her Ne gets to have some fun coming up with new ways to evade Umbridge. Her Fi is helping her realize that doing these things is enough and fits her well. She doesn’t need to be over-domineering or controlling. She finds that just letting go, being herself makes her an unstoppable force.
Fi is also a personal moral compass that works separately from the external world. It can conflict with Te or make an ESTJ one of the strongest advocates for a cause who not only has the moral aspect, but can get things done. When I said it wasn’t Fi but Si that helps her create S.P.E.W. it was a little lie. Si is what helps her perceive the injustice and see from the perspective of the House Elves, but it is her Fi the judges separately from the Te system and principles that put them in that disenfranchise position in society in the first place. But the judgement is where the Fi stops, because she uses her Te to fight for them, she appeals to the rational and represents the House Elves. But as stated before, isn’t asking for the whole system to be brought down nor does she find the system (Wizarding Society) as a whole to be terrible, but simply needs to improve to operate at it’s best. She isn’t an ENTJ improving on the system at the helm, but an ESTJ working within the system to make the changes. Hence, why she becomes the head of Law Enforcement. She can feel for the oppressed, but can negotiate the systems and use her wealth of knowledge to work within a system to bring about change. Classic ESTJ.
Dominant Function, Extroverted Intuition, Ne: Extroverted Intuition in its basic form takes in as few details as possible and gets the ‘gist’ of the situation. Luckily, ENPs are right most the time, but can run into real trouble when they are not. We see this a lot with Ron when it comes to his studies. Ron gets bored with his studies once he understands the basic ideas behind what he is doing, the actual implementation of writing a paper or finishing a project are boring to him as his Ne deals with ideas and potentials. Once he gets the gist of the assignment, Ron feels done and has a hard time completing his work and actualizing his ideas.
Contrast this style with Hermione (ESTJ). Hermione needs to go step-by-step (Te) through every reading and assignment and gather every minute fact and detail (Si). With dominant Ne, Ron has little time to go through concrete data and details, especially in order. Such methods hold little interest for him. For Ron his Ne makes him focused on the bigger picture and potentials, so dealing with actual implementation bores him and feels like a lot of work. For many ENPs once the idea is had, it feels completed, so following through becomes a major issue as the ENP, like Ron, feels they already did it. It is why many ENPs delegate tasks that deal with those details to others when they can. Ron most certainly does this by copying off of Hermione and making her do what he sees as the ‘grunt-work.’
Extroverted Intuition can seem veryb bleek looked at only through his study habits. However, his Ne is what makes him such a great chess player. His Ne floods with all the potential moves of his opponent and he reacts accordingly. Chess is all a game of potentials and trying to figuring out your next move. It is a future oriented game, at least that is Ron’s style. This shines in The Philosopher’s Stone. He may not be physical or in the present moment (Se) like Harry (ISFP) who gets the key task, and he may not have the best memory for details (Si) and mind for dealing with rational principles (Te), like Hermione who gets the potions task, but he has a mind for potentials (Ne) and winging it (perceiver) making him a great strategist and the best for the chess task.
Many mistype Ron’s Ne for Se. As extroverted perceiving functions they seem very similar on the surface.
While Se deals with the now and facts, Ne deals with the future, potentials, and ideas. Ron has a very difficult time living in the now.
One way we see this difference is that a dominant Se moves from activity to activity for very clear reasons. The excitement is gone, the thrill of the experience has dissipated and they move on to the next new exciting adventure. Ron as an Ne users moves on for less clear reasons. Because he is so much in his own head, thinking of the future, he will lose interest in an activity before it is ever actualized. Ron often shares his dreams and ideas for the future with Harry, but we see very little of these things actually happen. However, his Ne enthusiasm for the future and possibilities is the energy that Harry loves about Ron.
He often imagines many futures for himself without having very much information on the present. This is what creates a worrying Ron. He often doesn’t do things because in his head he has tried and failed. Despite Harry and Hermione pointing out that those futures aren’t inevitable, Ron often puts more faith in his conjured realities of the future than in what is happening around him. He already sees himself failing at getting Hermione to date him, he already sees himself losing the quidditch match, and he sees himself failing his classes, etc. His mind is in the future of what could happen (Ne) that he doesn’t bother with the possibilities of the present (Se). He doesn’t feel in control of his own fate, which is a result of a lack of self reflection, of not using enough of his auxiliary function.
Auxiliary Function, Introverted Feeling, Fi: Ron’s Fi gives him a people focus. Combined with his Ne that looks at potentials, this makes Ron interested in the potentials and dreams of others. He sees the Hero in Harry that Harry doesn’t and he sees the amazingly brilliant witch in Hermione. He sees so much in his friends. He wants to help them realize their own potentials. However, because he doesn’t use this function enough to self reflect, he doesn’t have the same positive view of himself. His Fi being used minimally leads him to want and think he needs positive feedback from others for support. He becomes super concerned with how others perceive him and what they think about him. When Harry gets all the glory and feedback in The Goblet of Fire we see his envy bubble to the surface.
We see Ron wield Fi in the way he makes judgments. He puts a lot of importance and meaning into his own personal experiences. This can actually work against him, making him closed minded. He doesn’t put as much value in the personal experiences of others. It is what makes him so judgey of someone like Luna Lovegood who sees the world in such a different way. Based on his own experiences are how he judges future, new events, and people. Fi can be used to also see the importance of the personal experiences of others, however, when Ron isn’t self reflective it can make him very closed minded to the views and experiences of others. He judges with his own personal experience of Fi and uses his Te to shut down the perspectives of others.
Fi also gives Ron a sense of personal responsibility. When skipped over to Te the effect is quite different (and will be explored in the tertiary function section). Ron needs to realize that his fate is not in the hands of those around him, that he is personally responsible for his own happiness. This becomes most evident in The Deathly Hallows. Ron under the spell of the horcrux necklace was thrown into his worst Ne-Te loop and blamed others around him for all of his life problems and what was happening to his family. Once it was removed and he was on his own to self reflect, he takes personal responsibility for his life, his choices, and his happiness. Therefore, is brought back to the group to help them take down Voldemort.
Tertiary Function, Extroverted Thinking, Te: Extroverted Thinking is a hierarchical and rational function. In an ENFP it shows itself by having the ENFP set logical priorities for themselves, but more importantly to see the logic of the priorities of others and respect the priorities of others. This is actually very explicit in Ron at a very young age, where in The Philosopher’s Stone we have a very popular line, “She really needs to sort out her priorities.” He points out that Hermione caring more about being expelled than dying is in fact rather illogical. This is how Ron has his more rational moments.
However, his Te becomes much more prominent in his unhealthy behavior caused by his lack of using Fi and compensating with Te. He often uses Te as a defense when he feels people are judging his Ne behaviors. Hermione triggers this a lot in her judgement of his looser/casual Ne habits. Without his Fi reflection, Ron doesn’t take personal responsibility and seems very irresponsible to an ESTJ like Hermione. Without enough proper use of Fi, Ron starts to surf through life. Hermione is trying her best to help him out of this, but Ron without his Fi become extremely sensitive to outside criticisms. He sees her comments as negative and trying to control him.
He takes her comments very personally. His Te blames her and others outside of himself for problems he has with himself and his own happiness. His Te moves his eyes away from himself and becomes extremely critical of others. Hermione immediately triggered this from their first meeting on the train. Ron puts too much stock in the opinions of others, so her snarky comments highly offended him. (His stock in the opinion’s of others is also why we see Ron look the most angry whenever they deal with Draco). He then is quite harsh to Hermione, becoming critical of her and her choices. The more uncertain Ron is about himself and his own values the more critical he becomes of others.
This is super strong in his jealousy of Harry. Ron wants to be “The Champion,” but as Harry gets more and more attention and approval from others, Ron grows angry and uncertain. Especially, when his own family dotes on Harry more than they dote on him. Ron deals with this specific dilemma most in The Goblet of Fire in his fight with Harry. Ron appears very selfish because his Te convinces him that people should care about his personal priorities. The problem with this Ne-Te combo is he is investing too much of his personal identity, his sense of self, in the opinions of others. He is relying on Harry and Hermione to give him confidence and to form his identity. He is constantly comparing himself to them and how he is or isn’t like them. If he were to really utilize his Fi, really self reflect he would find himself outside the perspective of others, which brings us to his Si.
Inferior Function, Introverted Sensing, Si: Introverted Sensing as an inferior function pushes Ron to stabilize his life in some unconditional way. For Ron, with his Fi people focus, he is looking for people that will love him unconditionally, who he can always rely on. He wants people to be there for him no matter what happens. The more Hermione and Harry seem to criticize him, the more insecure he gets as he has placed them in this unhealthy position of needing to always positively support him. The more he feels they are criticizing him the more he suspects that they completely disapprove of him and are disappointed with him.
This inferior Si impulse of finding someone to stabilize him comes out most in his dating of Lavender Brown in The Half-Blood Prince. He clearly likes and wants Hermione, but Hermione questions his Ne way of life and drives him up a wall (which is kind of what he needs). The more he thinks she is pushing him away, the more Ron acts out with Ne-Te and pushes her even further away. Lavender Brown is a very clingy girlfriend who thinks the world of Ron. She feeds into his unhealthy need to have constant support. As Ron grows though, he realizes that this kind of support is artificial for him. He is still insecure, but he breaks up with Lavender.
By the time Ron gets back to helping the gang in The Deathly Hallows and has reflected by himself, we get a very different Ron who returns. He takes responsibility for his actions and does the final act of destroying the horcux that brought out his worst Ne-Te looping self. From a functional perspective, he is symbolically self actualizing his Fi. His Fi then helps him see from Hermione’s and Harry’s personal experiences and point of view without brushing them aside as much as he used to.
The necklace showing his darkest suspicions brought all of his suppressed Fi thoughts to the surface and helped him deal in the realities of the present. It showed how absurd his Ne thoughts were becoming when he didn’t reflect on them or himself. With this new found confidence, Ron doesn’t rely as much on the opinions of others to define himself. He is then ready to be with Hermione, and in her and his friendship with Harry he really does find a healthy form of unconditional love.
Dominant Function, Extraverted iNtuition, Ne: Everyone uses Extraverted Intuition as a tool to get the gist of a whole situation from a few details, but ENPs, like Mulan, are most comfortable with this tool and it helps form who they are. Extraverted Intuition grasps the whole picture from very little information and fills in the blanks. It takes leaps that other types, non-Ne types, are unwilling to make. We can see this behaviorally in Mulan in a couple of different ways in the film.
From the start we see the negative aspects of this form of thinking in her preparation or lack of preparation for her meeting with the matchmaker. She assumes she grasps the idea of what she has to do, but the details of the Se and Si variety allude her. The meeting was set up for her to regurgitate information that she was supposed to memorize. She is uncomfortable with this form of learning and thinking. She is uncomfortable with dealing with Se physical details. Her Ne is so bored by such thought processes that she doesn’t prioritize studying for the matchmaking meeting. She finds such details and minutia of matchmaking dull and has quickly moved on to other thoughts and ideas.
Her inability to be knowledgeable in this specific form doesn’t make her unintelligent and this is shown and contrasted by the positive sides of her Ne in the very beginning when she is getting up the morning and ready for the day of her matchmaking. She may not be able to apply herself to that form of study, but we see her Ne innovation in the way she decides to more efficiently feed the chickens with the least amount of actual work on her end. Her Ne helps her see possibilities and potentials that others don’t see. She finds new inventive ways to go about day-to-day activities. We see her mind is wasted on the matchmaking stuff when she is able to innovate and invent. Her mind isn’t suited for the female societal role being pushed on her, especially since Fe is not dominant or auxiliary for her use, which would prioritize one’s role in a society. (Not a mindless drone, but more able to adapt in some way. At the very least want a place in the society/cultural. Be attracted to culture more than Mulan is.)
Her Ne talents that see potential cannot reach their full potential where she is in her life. Her mind doesn’t work in cultural frameworks that are imposed on her. She sees things differently from others and wants to see what else the world has to offer her. She looks externally with her intuition not internally which would be Ni (some mistype her as INFJ). She thirsts for new experiences, she doesn’t live in her own mental world like an Ni dominant. She thirsts to explore new ideas and potentials outside of herself, which leaving the home finally gives her.
In her new life as a warrior, pretending to be male, she gets to have new experiences implementing her Ne abilities. She is innovative in her fighting tactics. She doesn’t do what is expected and she doesn’t follow orders. Her Ne that sees the big picture from assessing the situation quickly and getting just a few details comes in handy and helps her become the warrior all the soldiers come to admire. When they were being attacked in the mountains she doesn’t fight in the usual way. She was able to assess the surroundings and the whole situation. She aimed the cannon not at Shan Yu but at the mountain. This helped take down most of the army…temporarily. Her outside of the box thinking is what helps her defeat Shan Yu at the very end and what makes her the hero we all love and know.
Auxiliary Function, Introverted Thinking, Ti: Mulan is not typically seen as an ENTP because many stereotype ENTPs based on being unhealthy and not fully utilizing their secondary function of Introverted Thinking. The ENTPs with a lack of self reflection are what people typically have in mind when they think ENTP. This stereotype is based on a truth, but not the whole truth of what makes an ENTP. Unlike these stereotypes we all have in mind of the ENTP who is bored, moves from thing to thing, leaving a trail of unfinished business, with no sense of personal responsibility, Mulan has a good head on her shoulders and really uses Ti in a helpful and constructive way.
Her Ne can lead her to situations that are unresolved, like that of Shan Yu still being alive. But her Ti makes her feel a personal responsibility to the situation that she has created, which is a way for Shan Yu and his army to sneak in and get close to the emperor. Although she has saved people, she still created the situation that unfolds at the end of the film. She isn’t okay with just telling others, but feels that personal responsibility to take care of it and to undo what she has unleashed on China.
Ti has other facets including what gives Mulan her strategic abilities to take action in a certain situation. Ti works when Mulan is taking action, nor sitting and day dreaming. When she is in the battlefield she uses it to implement her outside thinking and adjust in a given situation.
Ti also enables her to have inner control and give her that self-discipline. When she first arrives as Chang in the military she hasn’t really thought her whole plan through. She is sloppy, not just in play acting. She has the idea to take her father’s place, but what to do in the follow through/implementation of it was to be dealt with later. When she is actually in the situation of being Chang she uses Ti to adapt to it and to self reflect more.
Shang challenges her and makes her take her new role as Chang more seriously. She enacts the Ti form of self-discipline and becomes faster, stronger, and smarter than the other soldiers. Her Ne-Ti gives her a sense of competition, of challenge. We see a Mulan who is more comfortable in her own skin as she has the opportunity to implement her actual skills and abilities we saw in her feeding of the chickens at the beginning. She is no longer confined by her role as a woman, but can be who she really is without dealing with that female social/cultural expectation.
When she is allowed to be a woman and herself at the end of the film we see that she finally sees who she really is on the outside and inside. She no longer is being suffocated by a role being enforced on her. She isn’t a male warrior or wife. She has female clothes on by the end, but they aren’t as fanciful and she doesn’t have make-up on. We get the true, comfortable ENTP Mulan.
Tertiary Function, Extraverted Feeling, Fe: Tertiary Fe works in a very specific way for ENTPs. We see this most in the expectations others have on her. Her Ti makes her more independent and less reliant on a need for approval from others. Her Fe being lower in her stack makes her uncomfortable with such things as approval and expectations. She finds such things to be emotionally manipulative and trying to control her.
She left her home to be Chang in order to save her father from a tragic fate, but part of it was also a defiance of her father’s expectations of her and of what society dictates her place in society should be. She didn’t let her father’s or anyone else’s wishes dictate her actions. She doesn’t try to find a way within the system to change it, but she directly defies it. She becomes a warrior, she doesn’t fight like everyone else, and she refuses to be whatever definition of her you have.
Inferior Function, Introverted Sensing, Si: As an inferior function Mulan is uncomfortable with Si and hates it, but also doesn’t realize how much it dictates her actions, motivations, and goals in life. Si consults the past (not nostalgia or dealing with the past), it consults with past precedent to figure out what works. Mulan is uncomfortable with this as it challenges her dominant Ne that looks for the new, the untried, the unknown, the potentials in the world. She defies the proven, the way her father wanted to do things. She is defying tradition. That is how she fights it and is uncomfortable with it.
It also motivates and dictates her behaviors though, as mentioned. She looks for something to stabilize her, something unconditional in life. It is why she is so self-reflective in the song “Reflection.” She is striving, thirsting for something concrete in herself, something that defines who she is. She doesn’t want others (Fe) to tell her who she is, but she does want to find out who she is (Si) in a concrete way. She doesn’t enjoy the turmoil that her Ne causes in her; her conflict with how society functions and how she functions. She wants to find who she unconditionally is, outside of the world around her.
Voilà, je voulais faire un article sur la rhinoplastie, car j'ai eu beaucoup de mal à trouver des informations dessus et qu'un petit témoignage peut toujours aider.
Déjà il faut savoir que ça fait 9 ans que j'y pensé >.>
Ca ne s'est pas fait sur un coup de tête, ou pour ressembler à quelques meufs ou l'esthétique actuelle comme une personne anonyme m'a gentiment fait remarqué. J'ai beaucoup cherché d'informations durant ces années. C'était un complexe qui étaient très peu visible pour mes proches, mais qui me pourrissaient la vie, je ne supportais pas d'être photographié en soirée sous cet angle, j'avais comme réflexe de me cacher le nez si j'étais de profil. Je ne me reconnaissais pas quand je voyais ce profil sur des photos ou dans un miroir, c'était un choc vraiment x’D Ca peut paraître démesuré. Les complexes sont divers, et peuvent être pour certains invisibles mais insupportables pour la personne.
Bref, je me suis lancée !
Déjà : une rhinoplastie ne vous coûtera pas 1000 balles, même pour enlever une bosse. Les prix peuvent aller jusqu'à 4000 ou 5000. Si ça vous rebute, ou qu'au final vous ne vous voyez pas économiser pendant des années pour ce petit détail, c'est que peut-etre le complexe peut être surpasser avec les années et l'acceptation de soi :’D De mon coté, j'ai presque économiser pendant 10 ans, j'ai eu le temps de réfléchir, et mon choix s'est fait.
Le choix du chirurgien est primordial, mais c'est le plus dur xD Le mien j'ai mis longtemps à le choisir, il est pas du tout relationnel, froid, et tu sens que tu fais juste partie de son gagne pain mais je ne lui demandais que de faire du bon taff, pas d'être sa pote et j'en suis vraiment contente. Il a su écouter la demande (malgrèsoncaractèredecochon).
Donc comment ça se passe : 2 ou 3 entretiens avec le chirurgien, prendre des photos, définir ce que l'on veut. Les séances de consultation sont chères aussi >< … mais essentielles.
Le jour de la chirurgie, pas prendre d'aspirine ou quoique ce soit dans le genre durant la semaine d'avant ! On entre le matin, opération, et suivi pendant la journée et la nuit à l'hopital. On ne mange pas et ne boit pas jusqu'à 22h (toute une journée c'est dur xD) mais “avantage” non négligeable : on a des mèches dans le nez, des sortes de gros tampons qui évitent que le sang coule et maintiennent le nez, donc on ne sent rien, donc plus de gout, donc pas des masses faim. MAIS on crève de soif, pensez à hydrater vos lèvres car vous ne pourrez respirer que par la bouche 8’D ! Les mèches sont enlevés soit 24 h après l'opération, soit avec le platre une semaine après, ça dépend du chirurgien.
La semaine qui suit, très dur, vous allez gonfler, passer par toutes les couleurs de bleus possible, sans respirer par le nez (j'vous jure que c'est chaud): les séries, les livres et mes amis m'ont sauvés ♥
Vous aurez des médicaments, arnica, des anti-douleurs mais l'opération est désagréable, fatigante, mais pas douloureuse. Mettre son petit égo de coté durant cette semaine et celle qui suit après la sortie du plâtre, car c'est pas joli joli à voir xD
Retrait des mèches une semaine plus tard pour moi : TRES désagreable, mais pas douloureux ! Ce sont des loooongs tampons en gros, et quelques croutes accrochées peuvent faire une toute toute pitite douleur, mais c'est surtout l'impression qu'on vous retire l'intestin par les trous de nez qui est pas cool. Mais ça dure 2 secondes pour chaque narine (pour facilité, mettez vous un jour avant régulièrement le sérum prescrit dans le nez ça décolle plus facilement :D)
ET VOUS RETROUVEZ L'ODORAT ET LE GOUT ALLELUIA. *sbim*
Pour peu de temps car les narines ont des croutes désagréables qu'il ne faut pas toucher, et donc l'impression d'avoir un gros rhume x10. Mais ça part petit à petit avec du sérum. Les bleus durent pendant 1 à 2 semaines supplémentaires (je ressemblais à un indien avec mes marques sous les yeux xD), arnica arnica arnica.
Le nez est gonflé donc c'est loin d'être le résultat définitif ! Patience surtout, ne pas se décourager ou déprimer en voyant le nez après le retrait du platre, faut laisser du temps au corps pour récupérer ! Ma peau était aussi plus grasse et boutonneuse à cause du platre sur la figure pendant une semaine x’D ! Mais prenez vous des soins, et ça fait du bien ♥
Le nez dégonfle lentement, résultats un peu visibles après un mois, et on peut vraiment voir à partir de 3 mois ! Au bout de 6 semaines, le nez est plus solide mais faire très attention avant. Et au bout d'un an (oui oui, faut de la patience), résultat définitif (et si problème c'est là qu'on peut faire les retouches).
Voilà, j'espère vous avoir éclairé un peu :’D !
De mon coté ça fait un mois, donc ça va continuer à s'afiner, surtout au niveau de la bosse qui a encore un oedème. Mais j'en suis déjà contente et mes proches ne voient pas la différence de face, donc je suis contente vraiment \o/ !
Pour certains ça paraitra plus moche, pour d'autres c'est super, mais en fait, c'est pas grave, car je me sens enfin bien >w</ !
PAR CONTRE : Ces opérations esthétiques aident à corriger des gros complexes, mais jamais elles ne permettent de ne plus en avoir et d'être totalement à l'aise avec soi, un coup de bistouri aide à se sentir mieux, plus en phase avec soi, mais jamais à être heureux. Ca c'est dans la tête :‘3 Cette réflexion peut paraitre un peu stupide, mais elle est en fait extrêmement importante car pas forcément évidente pour les personnes obnubilés par leurs complexes, votre vie ne va pas changer parce que vous allez faire une chirurgie, c'est à vous de faire les changements et d'avancer dans votre vie.
Bon courage à ceux qui tenteront, mais murissez bien cette décision à ne pas prendre à la légère, c'est de beaucoup d'argent, beaucoup de patience, et définitif.
Dominant Function, Introverted Feeling, Fi: Castiel is a very different angel from the rest and this comes from being an Fi dominant with inferior Te. (More on inferior Te below). Fi is a very subjective, individualistic, and experiential function. Castiel is the rebel angel because his first instinct is to judge from his own experiences. He doesn’t obey or follow the laws of the angels first. He will if he agrees with them, but we see he clearly doesn’t. He changes his mind and adapts as he experiences new things, new sensations, new experiences in general with the Winchester brothers. What seems right before he starts to question. It simply doesn’t “feel right” to him anymore. Hence, the start of the relationship he has with the Winchester brothers in their anarchy against mythical forces.
Fi focuses on fundamental human values and are prone to more of an idealism than the moral dealings of Ti. Fi for Castiel is seen in how he deals differently with each individual human, how one human doing a good thing is beautiful to him. He doesn’t adhere to Angel rules and principles of how to judge and deal with humans and being on earth. He handles each situation as unique and judges in the moment. Fi has an emphasis on that free will. The very thing that separates him from the rest of the angels. He doesn’t think Dean and Sam should conform to the plans of the angels, but can make their own path. He becomes a defender of free will for everyone, including himself.
Fi being prone to idealism is also very prone to self doubt as a result. This is what centers on the beginning of his character arc. As an angel his Fi gave him this ideal of how things should be instead of how things are. When he finally is outside of his own head, his own romance of how things are on Earth and he lives in it helping the Winchesters these feelings of doubt set in for him. Life on earth and the angels do not uphold the ideals Castiel held close to his heart. He isn’t seeing reality reflecting his inner world. This can become disastrous for an INFP like Castiel who can’t reconcile with his inferior function of Extraverted Thinking. This combination leads to the darker path he takes.
Auxiliary Function, Extraverted Intuition, Ne: This function helps promote a healthier Fi outlook as it grounds Castiel in the objective experiences in the outer world beyond his Fi inner world of personal and circumstantial judgments. Se can work in much the same way for ISFPs. This secondary function helps balance out an IFP so they are not stuck in doubt, disappointment, and dissatisfaction that comes with being stuck in an inner world of Fi. What Ne specifically focuses on are more impression of experiences rather than the concrete experience. Castiel with Ne is trying to unpuzzle a deeper meaning in the world with Ne, but through his Fi lens.
This is what makes Castiel feel so lost. His Fi has led him to question and doubt the world as he conceived it before, he is questioning the authorities of the universe, especially as God is real big on one way conversations. If his Fi judgments are to be trusted and all the angels are wrong in their bringing on the apocalypse and using the Winchester brothers, then what is the meaning of angels in the first place. What is Castiel’s role in the big picture of the universe, what is the role of the Winchesters? What is the right thing to do? He is left looking for meaning and patterns that make sense of his Fi judgments.
Unlike an Ni-Fe combo that looks to help and understand people in a bigger picture, looking at society as a whole, Fi-Ne focuses on helping those who have fallen through the cracks of society and the system. Castiel feels for the demons, for the humans, for everyone his angel brothers and sisters seem to underestimate and dismiss. He finds meaning in helping those who are left behind.
Tertiary Function, Introverted Sensing, Si: Si is a very personal function that takes in concrete information that works desperately from society and any system therein. This can be a problem as Fi also works in a very personal and subjective form. So without proper use of Ne and Te to ground an INFP in the objective outer world, Castiel becomes rather unhealthy as he isolates himself and doesn’t use his Ne when he doesn’t get the answers he wants. He picks and chooses the Si concrete forms of information that fit his already made Fi judgments. This is what motivates his taking on the position of God and leading the angels. He starts to distribute divine punishment on humans. He works with the information that conforms to his judgments instead of using Ne to see outside of his own perspective.
Inferior Function, Extraverted Thinking, Te: As the inferior function Te is what irks Castiel the most, but what influences him just as much. He finds Te judgments, those based on proven principles to create rules and order to the world overall to be cold and heartless. They miss the individual experiences of each unique person. Castiel finds this mode of thinking to be incredibly imperfect with his Fi priorities. Order and structure should not come above individual freedom and happiness, no matter the greater purpose. Te structure tries to pin Castiel into a very specific role as an Angel, but his Fi challenges this pigeonholing. Castiel doesn’t see himself as being definable in this way. He is an exception. So he tries to erase this boundary imposed upon him by the angels, demons, and anyone else who wants to tell him who he is.
However, as much as this thinking irks him, the more he pushes it away and does not see this function inside himself the more Te impulses show themselves within his personality and way of going about things. Because of his Fi he finds the system to be corrupt, morally wrong, and leaving too many people behind. This is when he tries to take on being God. However, he starts imposing his own Te order on others. He becomes strict and cold while being motivated by Fi.