Since you prefer "the gist" I'll try to be general here:
Fi - concern and passion for things of value, things that are "worth believing in". It has a very strong self-created internal sense of values, which feeds its need for moral and ethical definition.
Fe - (for the sake of contrast) - concern and awareness for others' feelings in a community or group. It has a deep need for external validation, and thus often talks about its feelings, whether everyone else wants to hear it or not.
(Fe typically gets hurt by others' behavior or words, Fi typically gets hurt by the cruelty of the world it lives in.)
Hope this helps
Thread: Fi Ideas? Or Ti...
11-20-2009, 03:06 PM #11
11-20-2009, 03:13 PM #12
Oh, and I forgot:
Ti - concerned with logical coherency above all else. Ti will analyze its data and compare it to the system until it knows it's right, at which point there's no going back. Its affinity for complete conceptual understanding allows it to deconstruct physical machines (usually ISTP) or theoretical ideas (usually INTP) in order to better understand how they work. (Te would more likely be involved in re-constructing those ideas into something that works in real life.)
11-20-2009, 04:25 PM #13
Fi types focus on what is or isn't congruent with their values, and is individualistic and self-centered. It stands opposed to Te, which asks for you to take responsibility of the outer world regardless of how it might make you feel.
Fe types focus on what is or isn't socially-accepted, and concerns itself with how we define the emotional roles we play out with each other. It stands opposed to Ti, which prompts the user to essentially ignore how other people feel and understand things within a framework of total emotional detachment.Hello
11-20-2009, 05:38 PM #14
I would like to add though, that while Fe/Ti and Fi/Te are opposing functions most of the time, they can support each other if they are in the secondary/tertiary position (if the person has developed their tertiary to a level capable of positive contribution to the psyche). This is true (at least with the aforementioned functions) for a well balanced ISFJ, ENTP, ESFP, and INTJ.
(which are ironically the EXACT types of the members of my band).
11-20-2009, 09:30 PM #15
AI disagree with those that say that ethics and humanity trains of thought are signs of F. F/T changes what aspects of an issue you may look at, not what issues you will actually deal with. The thought processes you used to come to your conclusions will probably shed more light on the F/T issue.
From your first two paragraphs I'd say F. Your overall post seems Ne to me.
11-21-2009, 11:31 AM #16Freude, schöner Götterfunken Tochter aus Elysium, Wir betreten feuertrunken, Himmlische, dein Heiligtum! Deine Zauber binden wieder Was die Mode streng geteilt; Alle Menschen werden Brüder, Wo dein sanfter Flügel weilt.
11-21-2009, 01:06 PM #17
Not everything can be traced to functions. In fact, very little outside MBTI can be. Your thoughts and ideas are formed by your own unique experiences.
Though I am curious, where do people see Fe in that post?
Also, I agree with most of your points to an extent.
And I virtually lack Fe and Ti.
11-21-2009, 01:25 PM #18
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