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Spiritual concepts

Intelligence and personality

Each Intelligence is ‘conscious’ with the shared functions of communication as well as the functions of the particular system which it controls – so the Intelligence occasionally called  ‘Neptune’, for example, can communicate and also  controls the functions of the sea.

But each Intelligence has also been endowed with ‘Personality traits’ – attributes - which are used to build up the Personality geared to our Destiny.

Personality traits are functions just like any other function except thay they are unrelated to the operation of physical things. 

The best way to demonstrate this is using a series of examples, so in the following charts I have compiled a fairly comprehensive list of the attributes [functions] that can be used to make up our personality.  

According to the principle of Contrast, every one of these positive attributes must be balanced by a negative atribute, thus the chart shows both the positive attribute is shown in bold, the negative attribute in ordinary typeface. 

There is a reason to suspect that these functions act in the same way as emotions do and that there is a sort of sliding scale of Intensity of function, meaning that some of the extremes I have listed may simply be more intense versions of existing functions.

Character Traits (attributes) of leadership

I have added those qualities which are needed to make a leader – the need to make decisions, the need to be reliable and consistent and so on.  I have also included functions which are related to extreme forms of controlling behaviour – in effect when leadership has got out of control!

Positive

Negative

Ambitious

Unambitious

Assertive, strong, controlling/leader,  powerful and having power, having authority and presence

Passive/submissive/ follower/meek/ docile/self effacing

Candid, frank, straightforward, direct

Devious, oblique, evasive

Decisive

Indecisive, Vacillatory

Determined, Resolute, Firm

Irresolute

Despotic, tyrannical

Not despotic

Autocratic, Domineering, Oppressive

Not autocratic

Overbearing, Overpowering

 Not overbearing

Moralising

Not moralising

Arrogant, pushy, bullying

Not arrogant

Redoubtable, formidable

unimpressive

 

Reliable:-dependable, solid, sound

Unreliable undependable

Steadfast:   - Unwavering, consistent

 

Capricious, contradictory, inconsistent, erratic

Unpredictable, changeable, fitful

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Character Traits (Systems)  related  to bravery and courage

Positive

Negative

Active, vital, full of life

Slow, lethargic

 Adventurous, venturesome, pioneering, go getting

Fearful, cowardly, apprehensive, timid, unadventurous

Competitive

Uncompetitive

Confident, assured, self confidant, assertive

Uncertain, unsure, hesitant, gauche, awkward, self doubting, shy, timid, inferiority complex, lacks confidence

Dynamic

Undynamic

Energetic, indefatigable, tireless, unflagging unwearying, frenetic

Unenergetic, lacklustre

Emotionally robust

Touchy, over-sensitive, thin-skinned, hypersensitive

Enterprising, resourceful, showing initiative

Unenterprising

Fearless, bold, audacious, daring,  brave, dauntless,  intrepid, unfearing, courageous, valiant, redoubtable, risk taker

Fearful, cowardly, apprehensive, timid

 

Independent

Dependent

 Indomitable, never-say-die, unsubduable, strong, relentless, unstoppable, implacable, a fighter

Conquerable, subduable, stoppable,  appeasing

Keen, enthusiastic, ardent, passionate

Unenthusiastic, reluctant, apathetic

Potent, virile, strong

Impotent, weak, effeminate, vulnerable

Realistic, hard headed, pragmatic, practical

Unrealistic, Self deceiving, impractical

Robust, hardy, tough

Fragile and Delicate

Stoical, enduring

Complaining, grumbling, self pitying

Tenacious, persevering

Persistent

 Not persevering

 

Character Traits (Systems)  related  to love and compassion

Positive

Negative

Agreeable

Annoying, tedious, pain-in-the-neck, irritating, nettlesome, vexatious, vexing

Amorous , affectionate, fond

Cold, frigid, detached, unaffectionate, coolly affectionate, dislike

Caring, protective, nurturing, attentive

Uncaring, neglectful

Compassionate,  sympathetic, humane, understanding

warm hearted

Uncompassionate, unsympathetic, Ruthless , Cold hearted

 

Concordant, Harmonious

Dissonant,  Strifeful

Co-operative

Unco-operative, Obstinate,  Obstructive, stubborn, obdurate, intransigent, Trenchant, wilful

Courteous, polite, civil

Rude, impertinent, discourteous, impolite, insolent, bitchy, offensive

Discrete, tactful, diplomatic

Modern texts also cite the Moon and  Saturn

Indiscrete, tactless, undiplomatic, blunt

Modern texts cite Mars, Jupiter and Uranus

Erotic

Unerotic, unsexy

Faithful [having Fidelity], constant, loyal

Unfaithful, lacking fidelity, fickle, inconstant, disloyal

Forgiving, merciful, gracious, magnanimous

Unforgiving, unmerciful, revengeful, vindictive, blameful, merciless

Friendly, sociable, amicable, affable, amiable, cordial, genial, expansive

Unfriendly, unsociable

Generous

Mean, stingy, avaricious/greedy

Gentle, tender

Rough, not gentle, hard, brutal, harsh, ferocious,  fierce, violent

Helpful, obliging

Unhelpful

Honest

Dishonest, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous  two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued

Honourable

Dishonourable

Hospitable Welcoming

Inhospitable

Inclusive

Exclusive, clannish

Intimate

Remote, distant, cold

Kind, benevolent, well meaning, good-hearted

Unkind,  malevolent, Cruel, Vindictive,  Brutal

Likeable, loveable, pleasant, lovely

unpleasant

Loving, devoted,

Unloving

Not given to infatuation

Given to infatuation

Not the following

Dissipated, debauched, degenerate, dissolute, libertine, profligate,  fast, permissive, promiscuous, licentious

Not condescending

Condescending, patronising

Passionate, ardent

Dispassionate, detached, cool

Patient

Impatient, Quick tempered

Peacemaking, conciliatory, placatory, seeks harmony, seeks compromise

Hostile, contentious, confrontational, argumentative, war mongering; Battling, aggressive, belligerant, bellicose, combative, militant, quarrelsome, pugnacious,  turbulent

Respectful

Disrespectful, Contemptuous, Disdainful, Impertinent,

Presumptious

Sensitive to others, feeling, empathetic

Insensitive, callous, unfeeling

Sensuous

Not sensuous

Sentimental, romantic

Unsentimental, unromantic

Sincere [in relationships]

Insincere –flatterers, flirts and seducers

Sincere [in intent]

Disingenous,  insincere, hypocritical,  sanctimonious, self-righteous, two faced, lacking in personal integrity

Tolerant

Broad minded, indulgent

liberal

Intolerant, Critical, Opinionated, Dogmatic,  Narrow minded, Illiberal, Critical, Hypercritical

Truthful

Lying, deceitful

Unalarming

Terrible, frightening,awful, dreaded, fearsome

Uninhibited

Inhibited, Self-conscious, Repressed

Unpossessive

Possessive, jealous

Unselfish, considerate

Selfish, Thoughtless, Self centred, Inconsiderate

Whole hearted

Not whole hearted 

Traits of the Intellect

Activity/function

Intelligence

Attentive, listen well, concentrate well, observant

Inattentive, unobservant

distracted

Busy, hard working, industrious

studious

Indolent, lazy,  slothful, work-shy

Conscientious, diligent, responsible

Irresponsible

Constructive

Not constructive, obstructive, negative

Controlled, disciplined

Undisciplined, uncontrolled

Conventional, conforming

Unconventional, Eccentric, crankish, Freakish/abnormal

Effective

Ineffective, feeble, ineffectual, feckless

Efficient

Inefficient

Incisive,  piercing, discriminating, penetrative, sharp

Vague, Dreamy, Dippy, Nebulous

Mature

Immature, childish, juvenile

Meticulous, careful, precise, fastidious, exact, diligent, scrupulous, concise

Slapdash, imprecise, unfastidious

Measured

Impulsive, impetuous, thoughtless

Methodical,  orderly, organised, punctual

Disorderly, disorganised, unmethodical, scatty, absent minded, untidy

Moderate, temperate

Intemperate, Over-indulgent, Excessive, Self indulgence, Gluttonous

Moderate [not fanatical]

Fanatical, Extremist

Perfectionist

Not perfectionist

Practical

Impractical, unworldly

Principled

Unprincipled

Prudent, cautious

Imprudent, Foolhardy, Incautious, Rash, Reckless

Punctilious, minutely detailed, fastidious, pedantic

Broad brush, generalist

Purposeful, businesslike,  goal-directed, purposive

Purposeless, vague

Retiring, restrained, Reserved, unostentatious

Flamboyant, Ostentatious, Dramatic, Theatrical, Exaggerated

Extravagant, Overwhelming

Sensible, have common sense

Not sensible, foolish

Stable

Volatile, Unstable, Neurotic, Nervous, Anxious

Strict, severe, austere

Lenient, lax, self-indulgent

Thorough

Careless

Thoughtful,  pensive, pondering, , ruminative, peaceful and quiet

Not thoughtful, Noisy, Rowdy, disruptive, riotous, tumultuous

Thrifty, careful with money, prudent with money

Extravagant, imprudent with money

Trustworthy, responsible

Untrustworthy, irresponsible

Traits of the inspired, addictive and unpredictable

Positive

negative

Addictive, obsessive, compulsive,  neurotic

Not addictive

Artistic

Not artistic

Believing, having faith

Disbelieving, doubting, Suspicious, sceptical

Crusading, revolutionary, reforming

Not crusading

Dogmatic

Not dogmatic

Freedom loving, seeker after freedom

Conforming,  accepts obligation, accepts rules, accepts restriction

Idealist

Realist

Imaginative

Unimaginative

Intuitive

Not intuitive

Inventive

Uninventive

Meditative, contemplative, reflective, introspective

Not thoughtful

 

Open minded, flexible, adaptable, receptive to change, accepting of change

Resistant to change, inflexible, prefers ruts, dislikes change

Phobic

Not phobic

Progressive, reformist, reform-minded

Regressive, atavistic

 

Rebellious, non conforming to social norms, perverse, contrary

Conforming

Self reliant and independent thinker

Not self reliant

Single minded, focussed

Unfocussed

Spiritual, devotional, ecstatic

transcendental

Not spiritual

Undisciplined, uncontrolled

Controlled

Unconventional, Unorthodox

Deviating, Experimental, original, unusual

Conventional

 

Unworldly

Worldly

Versatile, will initiate change

Not versatile

 

Traits of means of communication

 The following table shows the overall impressions we may create as a result of the way we use language.  The negative is the same but with ‘not’ preceding it.

Positive

Negative

Blunt, outspoken, abrupt, brusque

 

Bombastic

 

Cajoling

 

Coercive

 

Chatty, talkative, loquacious, gabby, garrulous, voluble

 

Quiet, silent, reserved, taciturn

 

Communicative, eloquent, expansive, fluent

 

Uncommunicative

 

Expressive

 

Open, frank

 

Oblique, evasive, secretive

 

Prone to exaggeration

 

Subtle has finesse [in speech]

 

Seductively  persuasive, skilled in reasoned debate

 

Tactful

 

 I think that is enough, don’t you?

Observations

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