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    Default Ni-dom and the Suspension of Disbelief (Question)

    Why is it that the Ni-dom type so readily relinquishes all critical thinking in favor of falling in love with an outrageously bad fantasy sci-fi movie such as Avatar?
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    I question the veracity of your premise, sir.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    I question the veracity of your premise, sir.
    I sure hope so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    I question the veracity of your premise, sir.
    It's called observation of real people. Or are you referring to that bad movie?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal+ View Post
    It's called observation of real people. Or are you referring to that bad movie?
    It is a subjective-impression-turned-hypothesis, and I doubt it is true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    I question the veracity of your premise, sir.
    Me too.

    I'm more curious as to high incidence of younger INTJs and anime fandom.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal+ View Post
    Why is it that the Ni-dom type so readily relinquishes all critical thinking in favor of falling in love with an outrageously bad fantasy sci-fi movie such as Avatar?
    Clearly they are just silly, irrational people without the capacity for intelligent evaluation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal+ View Post
    Why is it that the Ni-dom type so readily relinquishes all critical thinking in favor of falling in love with an outrageously bad fantasy sci-fi movie such as Avatar?
    First, the Ni-doms in my life are some of the most discriminating individuals in my acquaintance. Having said that, I've known one from time to time to get fired up about something that was objectively bullshit after theyve taken a kinda sideways look at it and unifies the field for them elsewhere. Meaning theyve found some shard of information or device in the fluff with meaningful application to...whatever theyre working on at the time. Or they become fascinated by some meta-narrative theyve constructed around the text. Of course, the greater the disparity between the shittiness of the text and the richness of their commentary on it, the more enamored they become of the source material (and thereby their own theory). :P

    There are other variations, but these two seem to be favorites. Id suggest you ask your friend what he thought the movie was really about, and see if that clarifies things, Mal. You might also consider the magic of inferior Se, which can occasionally make mindless, sparkily things a guilty pleasure.
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    Ni-dom and the Suspension of Disbelief (Question)
    What I see is a Ti-dom and the suspension of rationality.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rasofy View Post
    What I see is a Ti-dom and the suspension of rationality.
    Or, in short, Malplusism.

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