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Temperament Theory

Temperament_NT

Alternate names: Rational, Theorist, Thinker, Intellectual

Color: Green        

Rationals (NT) are the problem solving temperament, particularly if the problem has to do with the many complex systems that make up the world around us. Rationals might tackle problems in organic systems such as plants and animals, or in mechanical systems such as railroads and computers, or in social systems such as families and companies and governments. But whatever systems fire their curiosity, Rationals will analyze them to understand how they work, so they can figure out how to make them work better. -- Keirsey

Strategic Skill Set

People of the Theorist™ Temperament . . . Want knowledge and to be competent, to achieve mastery. Seek expertise to understand how the world and things in it work. Are theory oriented. See everything as conditional and relative. Are oriented to the infinite. Trust logic and reason. Want to have a rationale for everything. Are skeptical. Think in terms of differences, delineating categories, definitions, structures, and functions. Hunger for precision, especially in thought and language. Usually are skilled at long-range planning, inventing, designing, and defining ... -- Berens

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Topic revision: r8 - 27 Jan 2016, VickiBrown
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