Posted by Margaret (22.214.171.124) on August 12, 2003 at 17:15:34:
In Reply to: Re: Type 1s are good at it too posted by The4Blob (126.96.36.199) on August 12, 2003 at 07:45:51:
> >>>>>>My Dad is a 1/9 self pres and he is always casting me, himself, anyone we know as the "powerless" victims who are supposed to be good soldiers and shut up and do whatever THEY (the employer, even a temp employer) tells us -- my husband (an 8) sees it as "Pass the Vaseline" to put it in crude terms. But then when you point out to my Dad that these employers show US no loyalty, no consideration -- my brother got laid off and as a result his oldest daughter went from Boston U. to Community College of Phila. (quite a descent in the college pecking order), my Dad will just shake his head and sya, "well what are you supposed to do? YOU have to KISS ASS and BE SUBSERVIENT and when THEY tell you to jump, you aks, HOW HIGH?"
*****Oh my gosh, my mother is a ONEw2 and says the SAME EXACT thing. "You are supposed to do as you are told and not argue". Ridiculous. I never understood it, until learning e-types and Myerrs-Brigg.
She is SJ, (is your father also I am curious?) which also explains why she is so fanatic about 'just doing what you are told' blindly instead of 'doing what you think would bring about the best outcome' - which *I* think is THE *key* difference between Sensors and iNtuitives.
I have met NJ ONEw2 types who *always* thought of what the possible outcomes might be prior to whether they should do it or not.
I don't think Sensors give as much thought about possible outcomes like Ns do ahead of time, prior to acting, they just 'follow' the next step, if a J, (or next Perception, if P).
I have ALWAYS rebelled against this self-negating thinking, I have always wished my Dad were more able to stand up and say, Fair is fair and you (the individual worker like me TheBlob or Margaret) have just as much a right to make certain demands on a temp agency and just walk out if something better comes along -- well as a 4 I tend to be even more on the individual worker's side, not THE INSTITUTION, and feel that if THEY don't give a sh!t about what happens to us, they can shove their guilt trips up where the SUN don't SHINE.
> >>>>>You are right, she (the 2) just did not want to look bad, so she tried to transfer the blame onto you. She placed you with an unsatisfactory assignment from your viewpoint, then instead of being apologetic to you and accommodating your needs, she acted like you were the "naughty" one and that the companies she services are god-like and above reproach.
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