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    If it's properly wielded and needed for the situation. It just depends. If I used my er..."feelings" to make every decision, then I'd be a real mess now, wouldn't I? Anyone would be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BadOctopus View Post
    Being a Feeler doesn't render one incapable of understanding logic. They don't ignore the facts of a situation; they're just more likely than Thinkers to take into account the people in a situation as well.

    It can be an advantage, for sure. An advantage I wish I had sometimes. /robot
    This.

    A lot of the time we see the logic of people (which for T types feels alien or wrong to consider). I like putting it this way: "people are inheriently illogical, and there for will be logical with their illogic."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redbone View Post
    If it's properly wielded and needed for the situation. It just depends. If I used my er..."feelings" to make every decision, then I'd be a real mess now, wouldn't I? Anyone would be.
    A lot of people cant differentiate between logic and opinion as if logic has a single path. Logic will lead people astray just as quick as feelings if not wielded correctly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BadOctopus View Post
    Being a Feeler doesn't render one incapable of understanding logic. They don't ignore the facts of a situation; they're just more likely than Thinkers to take into account the people in a situation as well.

    It can be an advantage, for sure. An advantage I wish I had sometimes. /robot
    Yeah, but it can also be a disadvantage /starts crying

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poki View Post
    A lot of people cant differentiate between logic and opinion as if logic has a single path. Logic will lead people astray just as quick as feelings if not wielded correctly.
    And Thinkers are fully capable of mistaking their personal opinions for logic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BadOctopus View Post
    And Thinkers are fully capable of mistaking their personal opinions for logic.
    They actually tend to be the worst IMHO. I was actually thinking of T types when I made that statement, the T types who "preach being logical" the most.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sultan of Beans View Post
    Yeah, but it can also be a disadvantage /starts crying
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    On a serious note, logical reasoning is only as good as the presuppositions upon which it is based.

    Therefore, being logical ≠ being right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jennifer View Post
    THERE IS NO CRYING IN MBTI.*



    *unless, as @Ivy admits, one is lactating.
    He's an INFP 4, they get their own rules.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beorn View Post
    On a serious note, logical reasoning is only as good as the presuppositions upon which it is based.

    Therefore, being logical ≠ being right.
    ^Definitely this. If you come to some conclusion based on false premises or even questionable ones then your entire argument just burns to ash.

    Edit: Adding an example for clarification.
    Let's say you come across a person who makes this hypothetical argument: All Feelers (F) are Not Rational (R), otherwise written as F → ¬R. Let's say person x is a Feeler, so an F. It logically follows that they are Not Rational (¬R). So our argument goes as follows:

    F → ¬R
    F
    --
    ¬R

    (Otherwise read aloud as "If F, then not R. F, therefore not R."

    Which is a completely valid argument... but it is not sound, because this is ASSUMING that the premises are both true, which they could very well be false.
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