Einstein & Ghandi
Einstein was an admirer of Gandhi and a life long pacifist until Hitler had
conquered most of continental Europe. He (Einstein) was forced to make an
exception in the case of the Nazism. […]
Is it possible for all types of personality?
Gandhi’s first letter to Hitler:
December 24, 1940
That I address you as a friend is no formality. I own no foes. My
business in life has been […]
We surely can take note of these statements on words from an email I received this morning:
The most selfish one letter word – “I” = Avoid it.
The most satisfying two letter word – “We” […]
balans wrote a new post, Inborn temperament and the accompanying values, vulnerabilities and personality styles , on the site Balans 3 months, 1 week ago
Personality as developed character based on inborn temperament and the accompanying values, vulnerabilities and personality styles or paradigms.
At present I am reading on the enneagram by Jerome Wagner.
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The personality factor definitely plays a big role in having (or not having) a support group.
Due to the characteristics of each person’s particular personality as is shown i.a. by the MBTI, Socionics, Disk, […]
Due to my attitude of not being blindly loyal to any group (or person), but always considering all (available) facts, I have not built a support group.
Result= I am a loner (without feeling lonely) and on […]
During Sept 2010 I did a post in Afrikaans on the cost of being balanced.
People o so easily attach label to a person because of their own judgmental attitude.
Being balanced and taking all facts into […]
I’d like to know how…!
The conventional is not necessarily the best
Van Gogh ‘s life story has i.a. these lessons for us postmoderns:
“…As previously noted, the psychological parallels of Van Gogh and Dickens during their
childhoods are unmistakable. They deepen […]
Another appetizer from van Gogh:
“The Borinage mining episode was also, for Vincent, a transition
into adulthood—an important step for his innately dependent personality,
even though it took a significant […]
“Vincent’s world view was rich and complex, made up of his early
memories of life in rural Brabant in The Netherlands. Crucial to this was
that he was both son and grandson of two of the most effective […]
I’m glad you already healed so much that you actually went.
I trust that you will be completely recovered soon
From the prelude:
“One could say that Vincent is a contemporary man, and his
19th century existence feels oddly familiar to anyone with an eye to read
between the lines. This is not hard to do because the […]
…Now when you have Christ as the foundation and chief blessing of your salvation, then the other part follows: that you take him as your example, giving yourself in service to your neighbor just as you see that […]