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The Sixteen Types – Ego, Shadow, Subconscious, and Superego Dimensions

Ever had trouble determining your personality type? In less mature years, I tested as INFJ (which is not, in any way, to imply that INFJs are less mature. I got that result, however, during a period in which I was still - largely unwittingly - copying others). Then, during an existential crisis, I tested as …

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On Self-Deprecation

Appearance is nothing. Yet many of us have grown up in a culture which subconsciously believes and teaches that appearance is everything. Some of the most arrogant people have mastered the appearance of humility. They know how to be self-deprecating and falsely modest. Conversely, some of the most confident people I know actually have a …

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