Nobody is saying that every time an INTP uses Si, it implies a dom/ter loops. Of course ter functions have their utility, also inferior functions, for every type. That's evident.I believe Si in INTPs works as an auxiliary of Ne, it gives Ti an extra perception of consistency to stabilize the angles from where to adhere it's logical frameworks.
So in INTPs Ti conceives what perception of Ne is most useful for it's framework to be logically consistent. What Si contributes to this process is an observation of how previous experience with certain approaches to logical systems have worked successfully.
We're speaking about dom/ter loops, with aux function too weakened over a long period of time, damaging cognitive processes, causing problems to the user. In this way they're described.
Hahaha. It's really funny when a blind accuses to an one-eyed for being unable to see. In this case, you're clearly showing your own bias, but you're unaware of this and more, you say I'm biased.Part of the process could derive from your own bias as an INTP, understanding or believing that things as how they are, aren't exact enough. No previous experience could describe this, or could it? then the quest begins for ultimate understanding. When you start having problems with getting new answers, i would rather interpret this as you developing more your Si.
INTP's do not believe things are exactly as they think. Ne is a dynamic idea generator, and if it offers an idea, experience, etc that contradicts what previously we think, we change our concepts. We fix concept temporally for working with them, but being conscious that these concepts are only models. Every idea that a human being could have about reality is only a model, this is evident for every person with a minimun education in Philosophy and Science. We think in a sort of bayesian inference.
Maybe you have too much confidence in your Ni function, because it seems to me that you're in a NiFi loop and are unaware of this. Be careful. You're talking more or less as if everything could be interpreted in anyway, but what is more serious, nobody except you are able to see the "hidden truth". A classical example of NiFi loop. I can say that gravity is caused by the will of the Pink Unicorn. Nobody can prove the opposite...
Instead of seeking alternative explanations for an hypothesis which is well constructed and very logic, you should test it by experimentation. Remember your Te function?. Well, in this case, observation. Take a lot of people of known types, and talk to them about their bad "mental states". If they show a strong correlation between their types and the proposed dom/ter loops, then we can assume the hypothesis is true. If there is weak correlation, false. That's the way the scientific method works.
So don't offer to me weaker alternatives and say that they could be correct only because they could be imagined... prove them. That's simple, and easy. Use your Te, or you will remain in a NiFi loop... but well, if you like it, while you don't think I'm a reptilian and try to kill me, I'll be fine. Nobody is perfect. I forgive you.
Oh no! The INTJ conversation game again! I don't like it! It's not funny!I don't assume such a thing, assuming is rather a Ti verb :laughing:. i just pointed out how Ni-Si combo could not be called "xxxx" as in mbti typology because it goes against the theory itself.
What could be thought about this? You're saying that J's are types which must have judgements, as if P's could be without it. Now you say I'm assuming because I'm a Ti.......wait a second J's that have no judgment...hmmm??
Every third person which read that sentence probably will think the same. You can't say now that it's my fault. A big virtue of Ti is we're able to express ideas properly and clearly, more when combined with Ne, and everybody easily understand what we want to say. No hidden meanings.
So, two options:
a) You're a bad conversationist, unable to make others understand you. Don't hope others will read your mind, the goal of a conversation is understand and being understood. I you don't want to be understood, better not to speak with others.
b) You're a mental cheater, something that INTJ's seem to love. You really wanted to say what it seems... and now are trying to convince me that not.
Anyway, the solution for this debate is simple. Test the hypotesis. That's all.