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  1. I don't think altruism really exists

    Myers Briggs Forum
    I'm not trying to undermine people who put others before themselves (I am/was one of them), but.. If I really think about it, I don't think anyone can make such a choice that they don't believe will benefit them in some way. I mean, basically everything we do, we do for our own good. And I...
  2. [INFJ] Non-altruistic INFJ's

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Am I the only INFJ out there who isn't particularly altruistic? Don't get me wrong, I donate to charity when I can afford it and I'll help someone if I see they need it, but I don't go looking for it and I don't volunteer. I consistently test as INFJ, but only slightly in favour of Feeling over...
  3. [ENTP] ASMR - Possible altruism, relaxation, happiness and work all in the same

    ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    For more scientific information of what ASMR is Autonomous sensory meridian response - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I believe there is real altruism in how people feel ASMR. Personally, I enjoy sympathetic and empathetic feelings especially when I am teaching someone, someone is talking to...
  4. [INFP] What are the things you don't like about being an INFP?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    For me, personally, it's the altruism and how emotionally imbalanced I can get. Altruism can get me into trouble in the worst of ways. Too often I put others before myself, and it saddens me that it doesn't allow me to help another person to my full potential. It takes a toll on my confidence as...
  5. [ENFJ] Altruistic AND manipulating?

    ENFJ Forum - The Givers
    I'm a bit new to MBTI, so maybe this is a really silly question, but I wonder: Since ENFJs are really altruistic and seek harmony above all, why are we so manipulative? Shouldn't this collide with our compassion for other human beings?
  6. Rationals and Altruism

    NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects
    I guess that INTJs, ENTPs, ENTJs, and INTPs don't really have the reputation of being the necessarily most altruistic people on Earth. But, I am here to break that stereotype. While I am not really altruistic to a fault, I can find myself doing incredibly altruistic things at times. For me, this...
  7. [INFP] Am I an INFP troll?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    [This is me(?!)] I am an INFP. There's just no doubt in my mind/heart. The guilt trips, the rush of feelings, the melancholy, the empathy... But as my test said, I'm not a "strong" INFP. None of my letters have more than a 50% presence. Also when I'm not directly involved emotionally in a...
  8. [INFJ] The Either/Or Survey

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    This thread is inspired by The Either/Or Game by kaptainblank. Which options do you prefer out of the following questions? Quality or Quantity? - Compassion or Justice? - Is or Should? - Altruism or Egoism? - Optimism or Pessimism? - Confidentiality or Honesty? - Oppressor or Oppressed? -...
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