Introverted Thinking (Ti): looks inward for logic. It deals in what seems logical as opposed to external facts. It feels uncomfortable with a logical consensus among scientists, because agreement implies an absence of independent logic. It looks at a situation and seeks the meaning behind it, as opposed to the facts. It wants to understand.
Extroverted Sensing (Se): looks outward for its source of physical stimulation. It takes the tangible facts and details of its environment and uses them to spur on immediate action. It sees what is actually there, without bias or judgment. Se seeks immediate action and needs external stimulation.
Introverted Intuition (Ni): looks inward for ideas. It deals in personalized visions of the future. It creates new ideas and generates visions according to its own dreams and goals. It views the same situation from many different perspectives. It looks at a situation and interprets it according to how it is internally impacted.
Extroverted Feeling (Fe): looks outward for its morality. It deals in agreed upon ethics and moral values in the form of social norms and expectations. Will seek compromise or negotiation between conflicting views to maintain harmony in a group and is happiest with external affirmation.
Mulan trusts her own intelligence to solve problems and come up with creative, unusual ways of improving her situation or handling a crisis. She involves her dog in helping with household chores, privately decides what to do to save her father’s life, and reasons that an avalanche will help them defeat the Hun army while all others are relying on traditional methods of war (Ti). She has to go away and think, but isn’t limited by tradition; she sees a problem and takes what, to her, seems like the best course – to cut her hair, don her father’s armor, and take his place in the army. Mulan is very aware of what’s happening around her; she notices such small things as a cricket’s escape, and uses her environment to her advantage. She is tuned in enough to notice the gleam of a mountain in her sword, and tends to “make up plans” as she goes along (Se).
Once presented with logical (Ti) and physical evidence (Se), Mulan can look at problems from multiple angles and come up with an internal vision that she then carries out with conviction; she undertakes the long-term commitment of masquerading as a boy, she figures out how to stop the opposing army, and how to save the Emperor (Ni). Mulan’s greatest fear is that she will dishonor her family or not live up to their expectations; she struggles to know how to articulate her own feelings and to fit in with her fellow soldiers, but is driven to protect her father at all costs and only happy when he approves of her (inferior Fe).
what the actual fuck.
are we shitting on this guy because he wanted to go and just talk to a girl. I mean yeah, this is a clear intentional overreaction for the sake of comedy. but are girls really like “ear buds are awesome for defending against asshole guys bugging me.”
I didn’t realize someone walking up to you to say hi made them an asshole or meant they were trying to get into your pants, my apologies.
There’ve been a few of these comments, so I’ll just address this one real quick: nobody’s shitting on anyone (despite the rather graphic claims of the clearly intentionally overreacting dude who posted this). We - as in women - are sharing a profound truth about social interactions while being in public. Namely, that the overwhelming majority of times that men (not “someone,” men) walk up to us to say hi, they are trying to get into our pants. And this is based on experience. This is not based on us being full of ourselves. This is not based on one bad interaction amidst a plethora of good ones. This is us saying, “we’ve had numerous interactions in public with men we do not know, and we’ve decided that the number of times that we have a nice, pleasant conversation does not outweigh the number of times we have had a gross or unpleasant conversation. So we’ve decided to take steps to put up boundaries rather than risk the gross or unpleasant conversations.”
I mean, go and read through the reblogs of this - women talk about men who have literally ripped the earbuds out of these women’s ears in order to ask them their names, or to “just say hi.” Do you really think that men who do this are just being friendly? Then why don’t we hear about this happening to men from women invading their space and bothering them? Why don’t we hear men complaining about other men doing it, or women complaining about other women doing it? Doesn’t the fact that these experiences are all going one way - that they are all women talking about the times that men have done this to them - register with you at all?
And do you really think all the women who are, in your view, shitting on this guy are doing so out of some bizarre desire to be mean? Or is it possible that they are recognizing a type of man that they have had numerous run-ins with and have learned to defend themselves against, and they are happy to hear that their defense is working? Is it just barely possible that women are laughing at this man because they are glad to see a confirmation of what they’ve long suspected, which is that male strangers approach them, it’s rarely out of a genuine friendliness but rather a desire to fuck her?
Because heres’ the thing: you’re pretending that all this guy wanted to do was “just talk to a girl,” but that’s total bullshit based on what the poster actually said - he has a crush on her, he was planning a “cold approach,” he was angry enough at being prevented to write a very badly-written rant about it. He did, in fact, want into her pants. And a woman has every right to shut that down at whatever stage she damn well pleases.
Also, if this guy was going for comedy, he deserves to be made fun of for being such a shitty comedian.
Its rants like this that make nice guys scared to approach women. Women wonder why actual nice guys never ask them out, here’s why, we’re terrified of being lumped in with the assholes who ask you out, stop assuming all men want the same thing, its not a majority of men, its a majority of men who are ballsy enough to approach. And why do the nice guys never approach, just when we work up the nerve to ask you out, youve gone and ranted about how all guys wanna do is fuck you. And we lose our nerve again.
OK listen close here, because you’re not getting it. If. You. Want. To. Hit. On. A. Complete. Stranger. Based. On. The. Fact. That. You. Think. She. Is. Attractive. Without. Knowing. Anything. Else. About. Her. Then. You. Are. Not. A. Nice. Guy. And. You. Are. In. Fact. One. Of. Those. Assholes.
Maybe. I’d. Like. To. Get. To. Know. Her? Maybe. I’m. Not. Just. Trying. To. Fuck. Her? MAYBE. I’m. Willing. To. Take. A. Chance. On. A. Stranger?And that’s the WHOLE PROBLEM, because you expect your willingness to take a chance on a female stranger to be the end of the debate. You’re completely ignoring the fact that women get to decide whether they want to take a chance on a male stranger - and you’re also being incredibly dishonest about what “take a chance” means for men and women. For you, “take a chance” means “risk that my sexual interest in this woman will not lead to a relationship.”For that woman you’re asking out, “take a chance” for a woman involves weighing the risk that you will beat, rape, assault, or kill her.This conversation isn’t happening in some mythical land where rape and assault never happens, or happens to all genders equally. This is the real world, where women (both cis and trans, btw) are at a disproportionate risk of violence from men. And we have been taught over and over and over again that if men are violent towards us, often we will be blamed for it. So while you’re deciding if you want to date the barista at your coffee shop, she’s deciding if turning you down will mean that you’ll throw that hot coffee she just poured for you in her face.Approaching a woman you don’t know and asking her out right away is a huge red flag, because by asking for a date without any other information about her, you have indicated a number of things:
- you think your sexual interest in her entitles you to find out more about her and determine whether or not you are interested in her as a person
- you do not think of her as a threat in any way; of the two of you, you believe yourself to be the more powerful person, and thus you are risking very little by starting a relationship with a stranger
- you believe the onus should be on her to refuse, even though you have given her no reason to believe you will accept refusal gracefully, because
- you are willing to break the social contract (that being that people leave each other alone in public places) merely because you are sexually attracted to herSo with all that in mind, she has to decide whether or not to agree to a date with you, a man she doesn’t know. And as a bonus, she gets to draw on her entire experience as a woman who has been in this situation before, and can compare men who have done similar things and recall how they have behaved. In the majority of cases, men who approach female strangers in public settings in order to ask them out behave badly. So why should she believe that you’re any different? What evidence does she have that you will be safe to be around?The reason nice guys don’t ask women out like this is because they’re nice guys - genuinely nice guys - who understand that there are many, many different ways to meet women and date and form relationships. They’re not scared by rants like this; they agree with them.
Dorothy L. Sayers, Are Women Human?: Astute and Witty Essays on the Role of Women in Society
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And this is why werewolf courtship fics should be like at least 50% sillier. ;D
Yeah I’m gonna need at least 98246573645876234597 fics of Derek getting whammied with wolfsbane that renders him stoned and way more in tune with his wolf side than he’s accustomed to being.
In those fics, I’m gonna need Derek to spot Stiles and literally bounce over to him, shoulder checking the stupid hat rack Erica bought him for Christmas on his way and giving no fucks.
Stiles will give many fucks though. Stiles will freeze solid because who wouldn’t with six feet of muscled Derek Hale bouncing over to you like the foxes in those tumblr gifs Kira likes to circulate and call research?
Only as soon as Stiles freezes, so will Derek, all vibrating energy and massive, surreal grin and Stiles will feel like he ought to be checking for hidden cameras or something at this point because what the hell?
So he’ll go to keep walking, only then Derek’ll move too, keeping step with him, eyes all weird and intense as he stares over Stiles’ left shoulder and so sue him, Stiles will freeze again and-
"What?! What the fuck?!"
And Derek will bark a laugh and trip him onto the hallway rug.
This idea is a thousand times funnier when you find out that the wolf in the video runs away from the lady wolf’s angry father.