Hey guys, since the INTP/ INTJ community fits the definition of a culture i was wondering who we would hold in high regard since we value logic, competency, and credibility. I understand that this kind of goes against the grain of NT culture due to the fact that we always question "authority figures". However, one iconic feature of a culture is a social hierarchy. In main stream culture the people at the top of the hierarchy are chosen based on who's the most likeable, and more often than not people in main stream culture have demonstrated that they're even willing to over look credibility if the person is charismatic enough. Although competency,credibility, and logic can be considered factors or "icing on the cake", a stronger emphasis is placed on how likeable the person is. I find the idea of social hierarchy in the INTJ/INTP community so fascinating because even though we act as though we're divided through the method that we choose to use to engage in our lives, there are quite a few things that unite us. Based on what I've observed throughout my time on the forums among NTs, credibility is something to be demonstrated and earned through time. No one is so special that their ideas are exempt from questions or debate. The saying "even the wise can be wrong" is something that is truly understood. We place far less of an emphasis on how much we like a person when we determine how competent and credible they are and whether their ideas really meet our criteria. As I mentioned before, it's common knowledge that NTs love "showing The Man who's boss" if a policy is not practical, but I thought it would be something fun to think about as a culture. I also think observing the social differences between the mainstream hierarchy and the INTJ hierarchy would be interesting since for the most part INTJs value authenticity and don't believe in polishing "other people's rose colored glasses" so to speak.What type of person would be at the top of the INTJ/INTP social hierarchy??What types of people do you respect most in your own life?? What do all those people have in common?? How would the person at the top of the hierarchy behave in social situations??