Maynard James Keenan
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Haven't seen a thread on him here, so I'm starting one. This guy is interesting.
I think he's actually an INFP. I see him typed as INTP a lot, and I can see why in some cases, but I don't see the inferior Fe in him, in fact, I see very little Fe! Based on what I've seen and heard from him I get a very inferior Te vibe: in interviews he judges human nature in a melancholy light, his sarcasm has a very biting cynic approach to it at times, sometimes he makes a few snap judgements; he accuses other bands in today's music scene having a tendency to steal from other bands, he talks about how the government never intended to educate humans since "society would be hard to control". Plus, a lot of his quotes about inspiration, and being authentic (like in this quote: "I would hope they would be our fellow artists, rather than trying to emulate or idolize clowns like us.") all point to hardcore Fi. If he had Fe, I don't think he would be really expecting or wanting anything from his fans other than just band support. The fact that he seems to create an ideal for how he wants his bands to be supported screams Fi to me.
Some more remarkable quotes:
"Yeah, because I think it's more important just to inspire people to wake up one day and pick up a book and start feeling it out for themselves."
"I'm a pessimist. But I'm a pessimist with a sense of responsibility."
When asked about how some of his fans may miss the "angry days" of Maynard leading Tool circa 90s: "The idea is, if I can't heal from my art, then how can you heal?"
As far as his enneagram goes: DEFINITELY a 5, just not sure which wing. He often seems one way or the other. Sx/sp for sure.
What do you think?