Posted by Bartholomew on March 26, 2002 at 16:51:21:
In Reply to: Re: Apropos of nothing, I'd like to bring up one thing I REALLY like about sixes posted by Sharlee on March 26, 2002 at 03:53:23:
: : Staying power.
: : Just that they're pretty unlikely to let you down, or make excuses to quit six months into a commitment. If they're good at a creative thing, "burnout" probably won't be a problem, unless it's a physically draining activity.
: : maybe y'all can fill this topic out with examples better than I can.
: ### Yes, 6's will commit to a cause or a person but in their own personal goals, they often don't finish things if there is a change likely as a result of that finishing.
That last part is erroneous. They often don't finish things, but the cause is not fear of change. Not finishing something because of a fear of change is an active decision against change. Sixes oppose change only when they don't have to make any decisions to do so. They do not make active decisions against change solely because it is change, however much they may passively resist change.
The sixes who dropped out of university with only a year left to go probably had other reasons. Perhaps their grades were slipping, their financial situation was grim, or they just didn't like the place. Later, the six's not going back to the university is a passive decision, requiring no thought on the six's part.
Nobody ever thinks, "Hm, continuing to do what I'm doing (studying at the university) will cause a change for the better in my life. I better not do it."
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