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    "The Dead came back from Jerusalem, where they found not what they sought. They prayed me let them in and besought my word, and thus I began my teaching. Harken: I begin with nothingness. Nothingness is the same as fullness. In infinity full is no better than empty. Nothingness is both empty and full. As well might ye say anything else of nothingness, as for instance, white is it, or black, or again, it is not, or it is. A thing that is infinite and eternal hath no qualities, since it hath all qualities. This nothingness or fullness we name the Pleroma. Therein both thinking and being cease, since the eternal and infinite possess no qualities. In it no being is, for he then would be distinct from the pleroma, and would possess qualities which would distinguish him as something distinct from the pleroma. In the pleroma there is nothing and everything. It is quite fruitless to think about the pleroma, for this would mean self-dissolution."
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    Ok then, name just the dominant function.
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    Still too hard? Ok, just give me one letter.
    "Everyone has a plan till they get punched in the mouth." Mike Tyson
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    All those philosophical contradictions (eg. "Nothingness is both empty and full") and describing something so complex and elusive, it's so JiNe.
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    I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas;
    they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.

    - Emily Bronte

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    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Kross View Post
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    All those philosophical contradictions (eg. "Nothingness is both empty and full") and describing something so complex and elusive, it's so JiNe.
    I agree that its philosophically abstract, which implies Intuition. But Jung has stated that Intuition can be confused with Thinking, Feeling, and Sensing. The author is making distinctions based not on values but on concepts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal+ View Post
    I agree that its philosophically abstract, which implies Intuition. But Jung has stated that Intuition can be confused with Thinking, Feeling, and Sensing. The author is making distinctions based not on values but on concepts.
    I don't disagree. I was not as concerned about the abstract nature of it, but the use of contradictions - it's similar to the way INXPs speak/write to describe enigmatic impressions. Yes, the author is speaking of concepts but how he/she writes about them is of more interest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Kross View Post
    I don't disagree. I was not as concerned about the abstract nature of it, but the use of contradictions - it's similar to the way INXPs speak/write to describe enigmatic impressions. Yes, the author is speaking of concepts but how he/she writes about them is of more interest.
    But in order to talk about the "how" you first have to talk about the "what," the contradictions, and then how they are used in the paragraph.
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