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In a hypothetical scenario, which character do you think would outlast the other? Do you believe an INTJ's cognitive functions are specifically geared to make him/her a stronger villain, or hero?

Is there any existing media (books, movies, tv shows) where something like this is depicted?
 

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Nah. It'll just come down to who has the better plan/who is more powerful/who is more intelligent etc. An INTJ wouldn't be your typical hero anyway. It's more two very similar people going against each other, one of whom just happens to be the protagonist, the other just happens to be the antagonist.

Walter White vs Gus Fring (from Breaking Bad) is a good example I think.
 

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i think the hero is created for preserve the status quo in our society, the hero represents the values and in the end his actions are just in order to conserve those values, in that way a hero is just a personification of the perfect citizen or whatever and the villan is just someone who wants to destroy that, and when you put the things in those aspects an intj probably do not fit because that represents a dicotomy and dicotomys are against questioning.

In the other hand, i think intj´s are better as revolucionary people, those who pursue change, and in that aspecct is a hero and a villan at the same time.
 

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Both. But the villain has the support of the tyranny of the majority, so we have this current reality. Choose your trend?
 

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I'm tempted to say the villain.
 

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I think the villain would win because he enjoys more degrees of freedom since he is not bound by moral constraints. Certain options and ways of action that would be closed to the hero for moral reasons, would remain open to the villain.
 

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An INTJ villain will do literally anything to win. Well, if said villain is a straight up evil person and not some "gray area" character. I'd give it to him/her every time. An INTJ hero wouldn't really stand a chance, but maybe an anti-hero INTJ would. If his (the hero's) goal is to kill the villain, then he will do anything to achieve that goal. At that point it'd be about who is more intelligent, powerful, or savvy.
 

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In a 1v1, the villain. In reality, the hero. The hero is much better at manipulating people than the villain is because the villain is too busy focusing on some villainous gain over others rather than winning against the hero.
 

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Nah. It'll just come down to who has the better plan/who is more powerful/who is more intelligent etc. An INTJ wouldn't be your typical hero anyway. It's more two very similar people going against each other, one of whom just happens to be the protagonist, the other just happens to be the antagonist.

Walter White vs Gus Fring (from Breaking Bad) is a good example I think.
I would tend to agree with this; INTJs tend to align towards True Neutral, demonstrating the INTJ's dedication to practicality (for what good is strategic planning if it is impractical?). A hero and a villain of this type won't tend to be vastly different in terms of temperament and for this reason a traditional hero will rarely be an INTJ, though anti-heroes and villains of the type are quite common.

The biggest differences between the two end up being personal goals, and it comes down to individual differences to determine who will be more successful at this. It also matters what those goals are, as some goals are easier to achieve than others, though that is pretty obvious to note.
 

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I doubt they would be adversaries that want to destroy each other. If the hero has the typical hero-mindset, s/he would probably stick their nose in business they shouldn't while the villain would watch and become irritated that someone is nosing around their plans. It would likely end up like two gazelles circling each other, sizing the other up and then deciding fighting is pointless in the end.
 

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I would say the hero after a lot of work. If anything, it could be a Sherlock vs Moriarty-style fight.
 
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