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Temperament: What if SJ (Guardians) did rule the world?

Today we will ask what would happen if SJ (Guardians) did rule the world.  This is a continuing series, looking at Keirsey’s four temperaments. The last blog post described Keirsey’s SJ Guardians and summarized this as follows: IN SUMMARY  The … Continue reading

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Temperament: Describing Keirsey’s Guardians (SJs)

Describing Keirsey’s Guardians (SJs) is the next in a series of blogs that will look at one Keirsey temperament each week, and then speculate in the following week on how it would be if this temperament ran the whole world.  … Continue reading

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Temperament and the world: What if SPs did rule the world?

Last week I ended the blog with the following:  If SPs ruled the world–then what?  Education, business and commerce, behavioral norms, government, politics and–who knows what!  Since no one knows, this is a pure thought experiment. To get this started, … Continue reading

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Temperament: Could Keirsey’s Artisans (SPs) run the world?

For the next few weeks I would like to muse on what the world would be like if just one of the four Keirsey temperaments ran everything.  This week I will  do my best to give you Keirsey’s description of … Continue reading

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Innate Temperament: A Terrifying Idea?

Yes, for some, biologically based, innate temperament is a terrifying idea.  In his remarkable book, The Blank Slate,* Steve Pinker devotes 90-some pages to discussing this topic directly, and many more pages to discussing how this plays out in both … Continue reading

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