Just decided to read an old thread of mine. Where did those types of posts I used to make, go to?
I've become so self-indulgent it's ridiculous; this has to stop.
'Consciousness is not simply a sensory-perceptual affair, a matter of mental imagery, as the contents of our mind would have us believe. It is deeply enmeshed with the brain mechanisms that automatically promote action readiness' - Jaak Panksepp
Today my companion seemed disappointed that I'm so ignorant about what's been going on in world politics and all. And I've been agonizing over it for the past two hours. Now, there are only two ways I can deal with it: 1) hide my face in my pillow in shame for the entire weekend, or 2) roll up my sleeves and start doing some research. Hmm...
*rolls up sleeves* Let's get started.
Only she who attempts the absurd can achieve the impossible... and then some.
Going back to Beta, as Se-LSI. Ne-PoLR matches how I think when I'm in disarray, and generally I'm quite concise (and rule-driven), among other things.
Anyway, if you find an EIE who shares interests with you, it's amazing how they can make you do things you normally don't want to. With their way of seeing and putting things, it's extremely hard to say no to them, and they can just sweep you off your feet with their certain charm.
As an LSI, this is extremely pleasing and disconcerting at the same time. It feeds the need for emotional involvement which is good, yet it breaches boundaries, leading me to beat myself up for letting myself be swept away by his illogical charm.
I'd like to think that one of the most important things I got out of my finance degree was an understanding of sunk costs and yet over the years I continue to throw bad money/time after bad money/time. Not anymore.