Another way of describing this practice is, "Active listening".

So at first we practise in a mechanical way, quite like practising the scales on the piano, in order to enter the listening mode.

And as we practise we find we are changing and active listening becomes second nature. And this is the purpose of the practice.

And just as those who think they can play the piano without practice, are deluded, so those who think they can listen actively without practice are also deluded.

I am told the purpose of MBTI is mutual understanding. But it is plain that for most of the time we talk past one another or we argue and we become frustrated and angry.

So by practising active listening, we will achieve the satisfaction of understanding one another and fulfilling the promise of MBTI.