Re: virus: UTism (INFJ vs INTJ)

Bill Roh (
Fri, 26 Mar 1999 19:50:50 -0500

How can I not laugh of that?? Its truly funny and from my own response, justified.

Bill Roh

KMO wrote:

> I've recently joined an INFJ list. It's HIGH traffic, and I doubt I'll
> be able to stay on it long, but it does provide a very interesting set
> of subjects for observation as the post below illustrates.
> -KMO
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Behavior on the list (was Re: Gender mixups)
> Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 09:49:31 -0500
> From: Chris Petit <>
> Reply-To: Chris Petit <>
> To: Jen <>, chase <>
> CC: "P. Prentice" <>,
> References:
> <><><><4.1.19990325130107.00aba5e0@><><>
> Really from: Chris Petit <>
> At 01:30 AM 3/27/99 +1100, Jen wrote:
> >Really from: Jen <>
> >
> >
> >chase wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> This is our list - if we all leave because of a few infiltrators, then
> >what? Bill
> >> could easily get rid of them...
> >
> >You are kidding, right?
> Disclaimer: All of this is MY opinion. I speak only for me and what I
> feel.
> This IS a list for INFJ's. If some INTJ's want to LISTEN and not
> attack/nitpick/insult the other posters, that's fine. But that is not
> what
> is going on.
> For the past few months, the list has become MUCH more esoteric,
> nitpicky
> and combative than it EVER was in the past. This is NOT what the list
> is
> about--it is primarily for INFJ's to find a haven of mutual
> understanding
> and respect which is SO difficult to find in the real world.
> If it serves other purposes, that's great. But if implementing the
> other
> purposes overrides the primary purpose of this list, they MUST be put
> aside, so the list can serve INFJ's.
> To put it bluntly: If someone cannot treat other members of the list
> in a
> cooperative, respectful, understanding manner, even when disagreeing
> with
> someone, that person does NOT BELONG ON THIS LIST.
> INTJ's have their own lists and I'm SURE they would resent if a horde
> of
> NF's joined their list and insisted they "be more compassionate, less
> brutal." or otherwise interjected unwanted emotions, attempts at
> "conciliation", hyperbole and such into their discussions. It would be
> like throwing a wrench into their group and they would have a RIGHT to
> eject the NF's to maintain the group's flavor.
> If someone can understand and honor the mode of conduct on the list,
> that's fine and I support their attempts at understanding us. However,
> if
> they can't understand or won't honor that mode, they should NOT be here.
> Sort of like how being invited as a guest to someone's house means YOU
> ABIDE BY THEIR RULES. If they invite you in to have tea, you can have
> tea,
> but you CANNOT repaint the house, move the furniture and harass the
> other
> guests. If you did, you WOULD be ejected and you would deserve it.
> And, frankly Jen, if living by an emotional code of ethics upsets you,
> go
> to the INTJ lists and do NOT come back.