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Making up stuff, which turns out pretty accurate

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I just noticed this one yesterday even though I am pretty sure that it has happened before i.e. making up stuff about things which I usually don't know much about but it turns out pretty accurate to an extent.

My therapist asked me to read about BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) and schemas ... I didn't get the time to read but during the session when I was asked about them, I made up stuff about BPD ... mostly symptoms and signs, which turned out pretty accurate then I said things about schemas which were even more accurate ( like we assimilate new data in older schemas and we also create new ones etc. ).

At the end of the session, I was given a handout which pretty much said the same things about BPD and schemas ... :laughing:

I want to know if this has happen with 'NTs' all the time or it is something which can happen with anyone i.e. any MBTI types, are there ways to get better at this ? :tongue:
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If you mean to ask whether I can sense when something is coming or not, then the answer is affirmative.

I don't, however, make stuff up without having something to base it on; I may not always acknowledge it right away, but this is how intuition goes, it has to be grounded on something (something you may think you have missed at first).

Do you show symptoms of BPD?
No, I was talking about making up something philosophical, logical which actually ends up fitting up an already existing concept/theory. Like I mentioned in my original post that I made up things about schemas ( the only thing I knew about them was they are thinking patterns which we start developing at an early age, which we end up keep following at an older age ) during the session I described a number of schemas which do actually 'exist' ( my therapist told me about them later ).

In 2012, I found myself making up the 'Locke's Sock' thought experiment, I didn't knew about it ... I hadn't read a single book on philosophy, I didn't even knew about 'thought experiments' :crazy: some of my teachers ended up thinking that I lied during my university admissions interviews ( I told them the only books I have read are pulp detective fiction and comics ).

I don't know about symptoms of BPD, I was asked to read about it ( don't know why ) ... maybe in the coming sessions my therapist will explain something about that.
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