I meant to respond to this post earlier. It hits a lot of good points for me. It brings to mind a few parts in Jung's theory on Fi.I have a hard time answering this sort of question, along with 'what are your values?' because I really think they exist on a very deep archetypal level. Like dynamic pre-verbal structures. Made of steel. If something/someone crosses one of these deep core archetypal values then BAM! steel wall! they will feel it. Like an electric fence sort of steel wall. Meaning, the result could be an unmovable sort of silent defiance, or a flared up sort of wrath (that's the infamous INFP rage moment, that one, lol. as extremely rare as those are). Sorry it's hard to give specific examples, which is why I say it exists at an archetypal level... any situation is going to have many perspectives and considerations, two situations that might seem the same on a superficial level may end up filtering through the value system in a different way. I read a description of Fi once that described it as not just the feelings involved in any given moment, but a sort of tapestry of feeling that includes results of past situations, different perspectives, the dynamics of the moment, and the probabilities of the future... that seems accurate to me, and again, is why it's really hard to give a code.
The ideas he mentions encompass so much....think of even the idea of "peace" (something most INFPs idealize). What does that mean? It is so broad, it has so many interpretations, yet I think an INFP recognizes when such an idea is violated very easily. To define it with words constricts the vastness of such a principle. To define it can lose too much of the meaning.The primordial images are, of course, just as much ideas as feelings. Fundamental ideas, ideas like God, freedom, and immortality, are just as much feeling-values as they are significant ideas.
Well said. People earn respect. And if they lose it, well good luck getting it back.Fight ignorance and idiocy in all of its forms even if fighting it just means not buying into it yourself. I think pretty much everything stems from wether you allow the fuckers to drag you down to their level or not. Everything else is secondary.
Don't ever expect me to respect you just because you are a human being. If you're behaving like a twat you don't deserve respect.
I could not agree more,Sometimes I hate people in general almost as much as I love them. But its always better to love these people in order for them to change?Well said. People earn respect. And if they lose it, well good luck getting it back.
I don't think I've ever tried to put my "code" into words...hmm... Honesty is always the best option, diplomacy is the best approach, and there's no need to "get back" at bullies, or correct hypocrites and other idiots, because their idiocy will stab them in their back later in life even if it only happens on their death bed. Finally, my opinion is only an opinion and nothing more, so criticizing/insulting or hurting anyone else over their opinions or values (Or lack thereof) is wrong.
If all else fails, we're all going to crumble into dust anyway so don't get too worked up over people because there's really no point.
:happy: I think that covers it..
Me too!Sometimes I hate people in general almost as much as I love them.
yes, exactly, well said! and perhaps it is through feeling that these principles/ideas/value structures communicate with us, navigate us through specific situations in all their situation-specific complexity.The idea of Fi being a source of significant ideas that are fundamental and broad and come from some innate, impalpable source ("primordial images" - my interpretation of Jung's definition is that these are basic ideas, archaic and universal in nature). It's almost like a very strong inborn conscience, if you want to over-simplify it.
The ideas he mentions encompass so much....think of even the idea of "peace" (something most INFPs idealize). What does that mean? It is so broad, it has so many interpretations, yet I think an INFP recognizes when such an idea is violated very easily. To define it with words constricts the vastness of such a principle. To define it can lose too much of the meaning.
In regards to relationship : faithful.Hi Guys. I was wondering if anyone here has and is willing to share the strong moral code that is supposed to be a huge part of being INFP. I'm curious to what are parts of your code, and maybe examples of what you've done to defend your code in life.
Who's gonna step up to the plate?