The Meyers-Briggs system is criticized as largely unscientific, and for good reason, it’s been called “the fad that won’t die.” As an INTJ, I find it difficult not to notice the theory’s frailties, yet, I continue to endorse it. “Hypocrite,” you might be thinking. Why would I bother becoming an expert in MBTI if I don’t fully agree with it?
To this question, I give you the most stereotypically INTJ answer of all time:
IT IS USEFUL.
When I was 11, I had a sign on my bedroom door that read, “Knowledge is of no worth unless we put it into practice,” a principle that I have upheld my entire life.
I was introduced to Meyers-Briggs as a 17-year-old sophomore in college, when I was asked Continue reading