Ender Wiggin as an Asexual Character

I promised these posts over two years ago…here they finally are.

Ender Wiggin As an Asexual Character

Sexuality as a theme is often ignored in the Ender’s Game series, but from the Piggie’s reproductive cycle, to Ender’s perpetual lack of sexual relationships, the theme is ever present. One by one, I’m going to analyse each of the relationships between Ender and other people that showed potential for romance or sexuality and discuss how Ender acts as a perfect example of an asexual fictional character. Continue reading

This is Not & Will Never Be a Flirting Advice Blog

Hanswerner asked: I’m an INTJ, and I was wondering if you had any experience or advice on how to talk to girls. I’m terrified of talking to girls that have crushes on and every time I try to flirt I make a fool of myself

I’m willing to give advice on almost everything. However –and that’s a big however– I do not, and will probably never be qualified to give dating/flirting/sexual relationship advice to sexual people.

So let’s get one thing straight (pun intended). I’m asexual and romantically attracted to—you guessed it—not women. I wouldn’t stress this so highly except that I just read three similarly focused questions in my inbox.

In anticipation of all the open-minded folk who will have questions about this, I’m going to introduce a New Q&A Contest next week (similar to the last one) focused around this topic. Ask away in the comments below and I will feature your questions in the contest (and keep it respectful).

On that amusing note, I’d also like to extend a welcome to all the heterosexual male identifying INTJs lurking nearby. Please help @Hanswerner out by replying in the comments below.

 

 

Lucien Carr: ISFP

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Lucien Carr ISFP | Kill Your Darlings #MBTI #ISFP

Introverted Feeling (Fi):  Lucien Carr was a rebellious, anti-establishment youth who detested commonality and tradition. Oft times, he was rebellious just for the sake of being differing from the norm, but also to make a statement against living a life that wasn’t your own. “Lu” Carr, as he was known, had a profound influence on everyone with whom he associated, among them, Allan Ginsberg, whom he taught all manner of crass vocabulary. Continue reading

Why I don’t like Tumblr

Anon asked: Just out curiosity (and the desire to procrastinate), why exactly do you have such a negative view on Tumblr and it’s users? And just fangirls in general? I don’t mean any offence or anything i’m just,as aforementioned,  morbidly curious.

I don’t hate tumblr. In fact, I use tumblr myself. I simply try to point out that it has pros and cons particularly when it comes to information sharing. In other words, you shouldn’t always trust everything you read about MBTI there.

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Contest Winners & Questions Answered:

The winners of my 15-post contest are:

(In no particular order)

Name MBTI Post Title Post Type
E.J. INTJ C.S. Lewis Character Typing
Zoey INFJ Kaneki Ken Character Typing
Occam’s Chainsaw INTJ Dean Winchester Character Typing
whatisfreethen INTP Shikamaru Nara Character Typing
Shubham ENTP Orochimaru Character Typing
Fanta INTJ Earl Haraldson Character Typing
E.J. INTJ J.R.R Tolkien Character typing
E.J. INTJ Edmund Pevensie Character typing
E.J. INTJ Anakin Skywalker Character typing
E.J. INTJ Susan Pevansie Character typing
Fanta INTJ Rollo (Vikings) Character Typing
Kerissa INFJ Black Widow Character Typing
E.J INTJ Theoden Character Typing
Occam’s Chainsaw INTJ Alaska Young Character Typing
Occam’s Chainsaw INTJ Tris Prior Character Typing
And, just a thank you to Andrew, who has written aN ASTONISHING number of WELL-EXECUTED posts for the blog (but was ineligible for the contest merely due to not being a “new” contributor).

Answers to the questions:

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Gender Fluid INTJs

natalia.manzano asked: I am a gender fluid person. Sometimes I feel more like I am male, sometimes more like I am a female. Same person but different approaches to life. It is like I can be an INTJ woman or a INFJ man which is kind of confusing for people who meet me and just pay attention at the way I look, like a “normal” extroverted (can fake it) woman. Is it possible to be two different MBTI types depending on your gender drive?

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Allan Ginsberg: ENFP

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Allan Ginsberg ENFP | Kill Your Darlings #MBTI #ENFP

Extraverted Intuition (Ne): Ginsberg was all about taking ordinary situations and making them new. Because he was full of ideas, he wrote prolifically, cranking out a large quantity of very long poems in short amounts of time. Even up to the last decade of his life, Ginsberg was putting out quick, vast amounts of poetry. Ginsberg was an open-minded, energetic individual who embraced tolerance and genuinely inspired others to do likewise, not only through his poetry, but through his energetic involvement in counter-cultures. In fact, Ginsberg is attributed to have coined the infamous “flower power” phrase of the 1960s Vietnam era as he encouraged war protestors to engage in peaceful rejection of violence.  Continue reading