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    Quote Originally Posted by Victor View Post
    Also I understand that no double bind test has been applied to MBTI for seventy years.
    Also I understand that, due to the nature of the test itself, there's no possibility for a double blind test to actually occur. Yeu *CAN'T* do a double blind test with MBTI, which's oddly enough WHY it has never occurred.

    The only person it is capable of 'testing' is yeurself, and even then, all it tests is yeur PREFERENCE of certain values, not whether yeu actually think in that manner or not. As the preference of values themselves are inherently flawed, being a quantified version of an abstract concept, the point is not to assume it's 100% accurate and that yeu should treat it as pure perfection... that is the same mistake as those who abuse it make.

    The point is to realize that it is a system designed to try to describe something in generalities which require specifics; MBTI can not and never will 100% accurately describe anyone, nor will it ever be able to accurately predict, even by its' own standards, whot someone's type "really" is; it can only measure yeur preferance, and yeu may not happen to like yeurself very much.

    If yeu want further proof, keep in mind that it does not even TOUCH upon the idea of yeur base desires. That's Enneagram; I'm a 3 entp which's quite different from a 7 entp, though those are more common. There's not much yeu can do except try to further refine yeur studies through additional tests, and realizing that they're not going to be perfect as there's no possible way to break down the entirety of the human race into 16 boxes. Or we'd just have 16 clones that all look and act 100% identical.

    As such, I don't see how stating "there's never been a double blind test of something which can't be accurately tested by two people simultaneously" has any relevance at all. There is *NO* test, and never will be any test capable of doing so for the psychological profile of anyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Victor View Post
    The fact is that the most popular decision by our Prime Minister was to ban guns.
    I'm sure a quick google search will disprove this, as it's pretty done with everything else you've asserted about your homeland. But frankly I'm too tired at the moment to bother.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nunki View Post
    By the way, I believe in God about as much as I believe in Santa Clause, which is to say, very little.
    A common but very poor analogy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peguy View Post
    A common but very poor analogy.
    Explain why.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Night View Post
    Explain why.
    God is a necessary being, he's the unmoved mover or first cause of the universe. Santa Clause isn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peguy View Post
    A common but very poor analogy.
    It's not really an analogy, and yeu may also just be reading into it too much.

    Note, also, the lack of even stating whether they even believe in santa clause in the first place ^.~

    It's kind of implied though that they don't believe in santa clause though from the context, but in no way does santa clause correlate to god as an analogy, as an analogy by definition is comparing two things by stating they are the same. "Yeu fly like a bird!" is a similie; "Yeu are a bird!" is an analogy as it states that yeu are in fact a bird.

    In no shape or form was god stated as being identical to santa clause, as for this to be an analogy, it would have to state that they are the same thing.

    It's merely a comparison of belief in both, and an accurate one at that. Saying "I don't believe in god" is exactly identical to saying "I don't believe in giant flying killer sock golems and believe in god the same amount"; this's not an analogy, which compares the two subjects to one another, but rather, a comparison of a secondary aspect (in this case the belief thereof) that both share, which's independent of their direct comparison to each other, which was never mentioned in this case.




    That being said, *IF* someone stated that god was santa clause, then yes, it'd be a poor analogy. That's just not whot was said is all =3

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peguy View Post
    A common but very poor analogy.
    No doubt it's a poor analogy to you--you believe in God, after all. For me it's perfectly good one, though, since I literally do take both of those ideas about as seriously.
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    Aristotle?

    How do you know? What makes the "unmoved mover" necessary?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nunki View Post
    No doubt it's a poor analogy to you--you believe in God, after all. For me it's perfectly good one, though, since I literally do take both of those ideas about as seriously.
    You obviously need to read up on metaphysics more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peguy View Post
    You obviously need to read up on metaphysics more.
    How about you explain to me, instead? I assume you have the answers, right?
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