what's your MBTI type?

by Jarrod
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The recent thread on astrology made me want to ask.

What's your MBTI type?

Personality test based on C. Jung and I. Briggs Myers type theory

I'm INFJ. And darn proud of it, I do say.
  • Profile picture of the author MissTerraK
    An ESFJ here.

    The Caregiver


    As an ESFJ, your primary mode of living is focused externally, where you deal with things according to how you feel about them, or how they fit in with your personal value system. Your secondary mode is internal, where you take things in via your five senses in a literal, concrete fashion.

    ESFJs are people persons - they love people. They are warmly interested in others. They use their Sensing and Judging characteristics to gather specific, detailed information about others, and turn this information into supportive judgments. They want to like people, and have a special skill at bringing out the best in others. They are extremely good at reading others, and understanding their point of view. The ESFJ's strong desire to be liked and for everything to be pleasant makes them highly supportive of others. People like to be around ESFJs, because the ESFJ has a special gift of invariably making people feel good about themselves.

    The ESFJ takes their responsibilities very seriously, and is very dependable. They value security and stability, and have a strong focus on the details of life. They see before others do what needs to be done, and do whatever it takes to make sure that it gets done. They enjoy these types of tasks, and are extremely good at them.

    ESFJs are warm and energetic. They need approval from others to feel good about themselves. They are hurt by indifference and don't understand unkindness. They are very giving people, who get a lot of their personal satisfaction from the happiness of others. They want to be appreciated for who they are, and what they give. They're very sensitive to others, and freely give practical care. ESFJs are such caring individuals, that they sometimes have a hard time seeing or accepting a difficult truth about someone they care about.

    With Extraverted Feeling dominating their personality, ESFJs are focused on reading other people. They have a strong need to be liked, and to be in control. They are extremely good at reading others, and often change their own manner to be more pleasing to whoever they're with at the moment.

    The ESFJ's value system is defined externally. They usually have very well-formed ideas about the way things should be, and are not shy about expressing these opinions. However, they weigh their values and morals against the world around them, rather than against an internal value system. They may have a strong moral code, but it is defined by the community that they live in, rather than by any strongly felt internal values.

    ESFJs who have had the benefit of being raised and surrounded by a strong value system that is ethical and centered around genuine goodness will most likely be the kindest, most generous souls who will gladly give you the shirt off of their back without a second thought. For these individuals, the selfless quality of their personality type is genuine and pure.

    ESFJs who have not had the advantage of developing their own values by weighing them against a good external value system may develop very questionable values. In such cases, the ESFJ most often genuinely believes in the integrity of their skewed value system. They have no internal understanding of values to set them straight. In weighing their values against our society, they find plenty of support for whatever moral transgression they wish to justify. This type of ESFJ is a dangerous person indeed. Extraverted Feeling drives them to control and manipulate, and their lack of Intuition prevents them from seeing the big picture. They're usually quite popular and good with people, and good at manipulating them. Unlike their ENFJ cousin, they don't have Intuition to help them understand the real consequences of their actions. They are driven to manipulate other to achieve their own ends, yet they believe that they are following a solid moral code of conduct.

    All ESFJs have a natural tendency to want to control their environment. Their dominant function demands structure and organization, and seeks closure. ESFJs are most comfortable with structured environments. They're not likely to enjoy having to do things which involve abstract, theoretical concepts, or impersonal analysis. They do enjoy creating order and structure, and are very good at tasks which require these kinds of skills. ESFJs should be careful about controling people in their lives who do not wish to be controlled.

    ESFJs respect and believe in the laws and rules of authority, and believe that others should do so as well. They're traditional, and prefer to do things in the established way, rather than venturing into unchartered territory. Their need for security drives their ready acceptance and adherence to the policies of the established system. This tendency may cause them to sometimes blindly accept rules without questioning or understanding them.

    An ESFJ who has developed in a less than ideal way may be prone to being quite insecure, and focus all of their attention on pleasing others. He or she might also be very controling, or overly sensitive, imagining bad intentions when there weren't any.

    ESFJs incorporate many of the traits that are associated with women in our society. However, male ESFJs will usually not appear feminine at all. On the contrary, ESFJs are typically quite conscious about gender roles and will be most comfortable playing a role that suits their gender in our society. Male ESFJs will be quite masculine (albeit sensitive when you get to know them), and female ESFJs will be very feminine.

    ESFJs at their best are warm, sympathetic, helpful, cooperative, tactful, down-to-earth, practical, thorough, consistent, organized, enthusiastic, and energetic. They enjoy tradition and security, and will seek stable lives that are rich in contact with friends and family.
    I thought that was very accurate of me, in most of it, but then again, what do I know? lol!


    Terra
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    • Profile picture of the author Jarrod
      Originally Posted by MissTerraK View Post

      An ESFJ here. Terra
      I'm sure your family loves you for it!

      Originally Posted by Alfred Shelver View Post

      I am ENFP
      Make sure you follow through with your commitments!
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  • Profile picture of the author Alfred Shelver
    I am ENFP .. lol and I have no idea what that means but very interesting thank you

    EDIT: Very interesting ... very similar to Gemini characteristics which I am, refer to Astrology thread , in your face non believers ...KIDDING!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
    INTJ. Fits me pretty well. When I first took the test in 2000, I was an INFP.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jarrod
      Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

      INTJ. Fits me pretty well. When I first took the test in 2000, I was an INFP.
      Ha! You even got a science based avatar!

      (INTJ's are often called "the scientist").

      It'd be interesting to look back on the events of your life over the past 14 years and what led you from being INFP to INTJ. Less emotional, more organized, etc. Something (or a series of things) probably triggered the change.
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    • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
      Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

      INTJ. Fits me pretty well. When I first took the test in 2000, I was an INFP.


      INTJ
      Introvert(56%) iNtuitive(50%) Thinking(88%) Judging(44%)
      You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (56%)
      You have moderate preference of Intuition over Sensing (50%)
      You have strong preference of Thinking over Feeling (88%)
      You have moderate preference of Judging over Perceiving (44%)
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      • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        INTJ
        Introvert(56%) iNtuitive(50%) Thinking(88%) Judging(44%)
        You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (56%)
        You have moderate preference of Intuition over Sensing (50%)
        You have strong preference of Thinking over Feeling (88%)
        You have moderate preference of Judging over Perceiving (44%)
        Well, that explains a lot.
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        • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
          Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

          Well, that explains a lot.
          I agree. It means you copied my test answers....like always.

          You're a copier....and a cheater....and a mime.

          Originally Posted by Jarrod View Post

          Ha! You even got a science based avatar!

          (INTJ's are often called "the scientist").

          It'd be interesting to look back on the events of your life over the past 14 years and what led you from being INFP to INTJ. Less emotional, more organized, etc. Something (or a series of things) probably triggered the change.
          (This was a response to Riffle's post)

          Jarrod; Riffle came out of the closet about 14 years ago. I'm not saying that's what caused the change.....
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  • Profile picture of the author ForumGuru
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    I scored an ENFJ.

    ENFJ Description
    by Joe Butt
    ENFJs are the benevolent 'pedagogues' of humanity. They have tremendous charisma by which many are drawn into their nurturant tutelage and/or grand schemes. Many ENFJs have tremendous power to manipulate others with their phenomenal interpersonal skills and unique salesmanship. But it's usually not meant as manipulation -- ENFJs generally believe in their dreams, and see themselves as helpers and enablers, which they usually are.

    ENFJs are global learners. They see the big picture. The ENFJs focus is expansive. Some can juggle an amazing number of responsibilities or projects simultaneously. Many ENFJs have tremendous entrepreneurial ability.

    ENFJs are, by definition, Js, with whom we associate organization and decisiveness. But they don't resemble the SJs or even the NTJs in organization of the environment nor occasional recalcitrance. ENFJs are organized in the arena of interpersonal affairs. Their offices may or may not be cluttered, but their conclusions (reached through feelings) about people and motives are drawn much more quickly and are more resilient than those of their NFP counterparts.

    ENFJs know and appreciate people. Like most NFs, (and Feelers in general), they are apt to neglect themselves and their own needs for the needs of others. They have thinner psychological boundaries than most, and are at risk for being hurt or even abused by less sensitive people. ENFJs often take on more of the burdens of others than they can bear.

    TRADEMARK: "The first shall be last"
    This refers to the open-door policy of ENFJs.One ENFJ colleague always welcomes me into his office regardless of his own circumstances. If another person comes to the door, he allows them to interrupt our conversation with their need. While discussing that need, the phone rings and he stops to answer it. Others drop in with a 'quick question.' I finally get up, go to my office and use the call waiting feature on the telephone. When he hangs up, I have his undivided attention!

    (ENFJ stands for Extravert, iNtuitive, Feeling, Judging and represents individual's preferences in four dimensions characterising personality type, according to Jung's and Briggs Myers' theories of personality type.)
    Cheers

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    • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
      Tried the test again. Still an INTP.

      As this is termed the "Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test" and Carl Jung himself was an INTP, I think it's clear which type is superior.


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      • Profile picture of the author Jarrod
        Originally Posted by Frank Donovan View Post

        ... and Carl Jung himself was an INTP, .
        au contraire my good buddy. Famous INFJs - CelebrityTypes.com
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        • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
          Originally Posted by Jarrod View Post

          au contraire my good buddy. Famous INFJs - CelebrityTypes.com
          Famous INTPs

          by Joe Butt
          Socrates
          Rene Descartes
          Blaise Pascal
          Sir Isaac Newton U.S. Presidents:
          • James Madison
          • John Quincy Adams
          • John Tyler
          • Dwight D. Eisenhower
          • Gerald Ford
          William Harvey (pioneer in human physiology)
          C. G. Jung, author of Psychological Types, etc.)
          William James
          Albert Einstein
          Charles Darwin
          Tom Foley (1989-1995: Speaker of the House--U.S. House of Representatives)
          Henri Mancini
          Bob Newhart
          Jeff Bingaman, U.S. Senator (D.--NM)
          Rick Moranis (Honey, I Shrunk The Kids)
          Midori Ito (ice skater, Olympic silver medalist)
          Tiger Woods
          Hmmm. Seems Carl Jung wanted to cover all the bases.

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          • Profile picture of the author Jarrod
            Originally Posted by Frank Donovan View Post

            Hmmm. Seems Carl Jung wanted to cover all the bases.

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            Look at other people on that list. Then look at other people on the list on the link I gave. If you really get into studying Jung, he's certainly more like one set of folks than the other.

            But he actually died before MBTI was published, so it's guesswork really. And MBTI, though fascinating, is certainly not the end-all-be-all of personality types.
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      • Profile picture of the author ForumGuru
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        Originally Posted by Frank Donovan View Post

        Tried the test again. Still an INTP.

        As this is termed the "Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test" and Carl Jung himself was an INTP, I think it's clear which type is superior.


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        Ha! I don't know about that!

        A few famous ENFJ folk according to the provided report:

        King David
        Abraham Lincoln
        Barack Obama
        Ronald Reagan

        Some different folks according to the site Jarrod linked:

        http://www.celebritytypes.com/enfj.php

        Cheers

        -don
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        • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
          INTJs!

          Ayn Rand, Friedrich Nietzsche, Nikola Tesla, John Nash, Christopher Hitchens, H.L. Mencken.......

          My Heroes.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kay King
      This 'test' comes up here at least once a year and until this time I've always been an INTJ

      Not this time - now I'm an INTP. Something new and different

      I'd say mainly "I" and "T" as both of those scored over 60%.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alfred Shelver
    Damn I need to work on being funnier... look at that list

    Famous ENFPs

    by Joe Butt
    Franz Joseph Haydn
    Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)
    Will Rogers
    Buster Keaton
    Theodor "Dr." Seuss Geisel (The Cat in the Hat)
    Mickey Rooney
    James Dobson ("Focus on the Family")
    Andy Rooney
    Carol Burnett
    Paul Harvey
    Elizabeth Montgomery (Bewitched)
    Bill Cosby (Ghost Dad)
    Dom Delouise, actor
    Dave Thomas, owner of Wendy's hamburger chain
    Lewis Grizzard, newspaper columnist
    I. King Jordan, past president of Gallaudet University
    Martin Short, actor-comedian
    Meg Ryan, actor (When Harry Met Sally)
    Robin Williams, actor, comedian (Dead Poet's Society, Mrs. Doubtfire)
    Sandra Bullock, actor (Speed, While You Were Sleeping)
    Robert Downey Jr.(Ironman)
    Alicia Silverstone (Clueless)
    Sinbad
    Andy Kaufman
    Regis Philbin
    Will Smith

    Fictional ENFPs:

    Dr. Doug Ross (ER)
    Balkie (Perfect Strangers)
    Ariel (The Little Mermaid)
    Steve Irkle
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    • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
      Originally Posted by Jarrod View Post

      Look at other people on that list. Then look at other people on the list on the link I gave. If you really get into studying Jung, he's certainly more like one set of folks than the other.

      But he actually died before MBTI was published, so it's guesswork really. And MBTI, though fascinating, is certainly not the end-all-be-all of personality types.

      Originally Posted by Alfred Shelver View Post

      Damn I need to work on being funnier... look at that list

      Fictional ENFPs:

      Dr. Doug Ross (ER)
      Balkie (Perfect Strangers)
      Ariel (The Little Mermaid)
      Steve Irkle
      Guesswork? Fictional? In that case I'll see your Jung and Balkie(?) and raise you Sherlock Holmes.

      And, almost certainly, the following: Sam Spade, Heathcliffe, Bilbo Baggins, Tarzan, Indiana Jones, Achilles, Dr. Doolittle, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Ben Hur and Josey Wales. And probably Lassie. And Moby Dick.

      So there.

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        Originally Posted by Frank Donovan View Post

        So there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alfred Shelver
    Its impossible to raise on Balkie Bartakomus ... Thats like the Royal Flush of Fictional Characters as far as I am concerned... " now lets do the dance of joy"
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  • Profile picture of the author sbucciarel
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    ISTJ - that's me
    You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (44%)
    You have moderate preference of Sensing over Intuition (25%)
    You have moderate preference of Thinking over Feeling (38%)
    You have slight preference of Judging over Perceiving (22%)

    Famous ISTJs
    Michael Schumacher - Formula One racing driver
    Harry S. Truman - 33rd President of the United States
    Amelia Earhart - noted American aviation pioneer
    Prince Charles - Prince of Wales
    Greta Garbo - movie actress, international star and icon
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    • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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      INTJ - Introvert(56%) iNtuitive(38%) Thinking(1%) Judging(22%)
      • You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (56%)
      • You have moderate preference of Intuition over Sensing (38%)
      • You have marginal or no preference of Thinking over Feeling (1%)
      • You have slight preference of Judging over Perceiving (22%)
      The last time we did this, I registered as INFJ. I'm curious as to how I've changed. That is reflected in this comment from the test:

      Because you appear to have marginal or no (1%) preference of Thinking over Feeling, characteristics of more than one personality type may apply to you:
      INTJ and INFJ.

      Personally, after reading the results, I believe that I lean more toward the INFJ, as originally scored.

      Cheers. - Frank
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      • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
        Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

        INTJ - Introvert(56%) iNtuitive(38%) Thinking(1%) Judging(22%)
        • You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (56%)
        • You have moderate preference of Intuition over Sensing (38%)
        • You have marginal or no preference of Thinking over Feeling (1%)
        • You have slight preference of Judging over Perceiving (22%)
        The last time we did this, I registered as INFJ. I'm curious as to how I've changed. That is reflected in this comment from the test:

        Because you appear to have marginal or no (1%) preference of Thinking over Feeling, characteristics of more than one personality type may apply to you:
        INTJ and INFJ.

        Personally, after reading the results, I believe that I lean more toward the INFJ, as originally scored.

        Cheers. - Frank
        And that brings us to that old expression; "Anything an INFJ can do, an INTJ can do better" -H.L. Mencken
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          Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

          And that brings us to that old expression; "Anything an INFJ can do, an INTJ can do better" -H.L. Mencken
          The joys of a split-personality.

          When I first read mine I thought it said that I 'think' at only 1%. I said to myself, "Well, that certainly explains a great deal."

          Cheers. - Frank
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    • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
      fictional INTJs;

      Superman
      Batman
      Lex Luthor
      Magneto
      The Silver Surfer
      Doc Savage
      Sherlock Holmes' smarter brother Mycroft.
      Spider-Man
      Captain America
      Zorro
      William Tell
      Robin Hood
      Hercules
      Professor Moriarty
      The Phantom
      The Shadow

      We should start a battle Royal Between fictional characters in our MBTI type.

      And all the names above were vetted by the American National MBTI Fictional Imaginary Character Registry ...or N.A.M.B.L.A..
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        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        fictional INTJs;

        Superman

        We should start a battle Royal Between fictional characters in our MBTI type.
        I never leave the house without my Superman ball cap . When folks comment on it I tell them two things:

        1. Only from the neck, up.

        2. It pays to advertise.

        Cheers. - Frank
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    INFP, I've learned to live with it :-)
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    • Profile picture of the author Jarrod
      Originally Posted by jacktackett View Post

      INFP, I've learned to live with it :-)
      I'm INFJ, borderline INFP. When I look at famous INFP's, (CS Lewis, Tolkein, Rowling, Homer, Orwell, Camus, Milton, Shakespeare, Poe, etc.) I wish I were more INFP.
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      • Profile picture of the author MissTerraK
        Okay, so famous ESFJs are as follows:

        Famous ESFJs

        U.S. Presidents:

        William McKinley
        William J. Clinton

        Jack Benny
        Desi Arnaz ("Ricky Ricardo")
        Don Knotts ("Barney Fife")
        John Connally (former Governor of Texas)
        Terry Bradshaw, NFL quarterback
        Sally Struthers (All in the Family)
        Mary Tyler Moore
        Dixie Carter (Designing Women)
        Steve Spurrier, Heismann trophy winner, Univ. of S.C. football coach
        Sally Field
        Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon movies, Predator 2)
        Nancy Kerrigan (U.S. olympic figureskater)
        Elvis Stojko (Canadian olympic figureskater)
        Rachel McAdams

        Disclosure: Martha Butt was excluded from the list so as not to give Dan and Claude any ammo against me. Haha!

        Who in the heck is Martha Butt anyway?


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        • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
          Originally Posted by MissTerraK View Post

          Okay, so famous ESFJs are as follows:

          Famous ESFJs

          U.S. Presidents:

          William McKinley
          William J. Clinton

          Jack Benny
          Desi Arnaz ("Ricky Ricardo")
          Don Knotts ("Barney Fife")
          John Connally (former Governor of Texas)
          Terry Bradshaw, NFL quarterback
          Sally Struthers (All in the Family)
          Mary Tyler Moore
          Dixie Carter (Designing Women)
          Steve Spurrier, Heismann trophy winner, Univ. of S.C. football coach
          Sally Field
          Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon movies, Predator 2)
          Nancy Kerrigan (U.S. olympic figureskater)
          Elvis Stojko (Canadian olympic figureskater)
          Rachel McAdams

          Disclosure: Martha Butt was excluded from the list so as not to give Dan and Claude any ammo against me. Haha!

          Who in the heck is Martha Butt anyway?


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          Martha Butt was her stripper name. 87% of all strippers are former cheerleaders.....and ESFJs. It's just science. The science of strippers.
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            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

            Martha Butt was her stripper name. 87% of all strippers are former cheerleaders.....and ESFJs. It's just science. The science of strippers.

            Ha! You had me worried so I went exploring and I found out that Martha Butt sounds like my kind of woman!


            MARTHA HAINES BUTT (1833–1871)

            Martha Haines Butt (22 November 1833–9 February 1871), writer, was born in Norfolk, the daughter of Francis Butt and Mary Ann Morriss Butt, a milliner. Between about 1847 and 1850 she attended Patapsco Female Institute in Ellicott's Mills, Howard County, Maryland. In April 1850 Butt's essay on the "Influence of Music" appeared in the Patapsco Young Ladies' Magazine.

            Butt made her mark early as a writer. Her most ambitious work was published in Philadelphia just a few years after she left school. Entitled Antifanaticism: A Tale of the South (1853), the book was one of five novels that southern women wrote in response to Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). Although Butt's novel did not achieve the critical or popular success of other rebuttals of Uncle Tom's Cabin, it did contain key elements of the southern literary nationalism that was beginning to emerge in the 1850s. In the preface Butt described herself as "a warm-hearted Virginian" determined to defend southern society against Stowe's charge that the cruelty of slavery had undermined the region's morality. Through the story of life on a fictional cotton plantation, Butt portrayed slavery as a benevolent, Christianizing institution. She repeatedly emphasized that slaves were better off than servants in the North and that they did not want freedom. Butt promoted sectional reconciliation by attempting to persuade her readers that if northerners traveled to the South they would come to agree with southern slave owners and adopt proslavery attitudes. The enthralled northern visitors to her fictional plantation became supporters of slavery, and the planter's children married northerners.

            Despite the significance of Antifanaticism as a political statement, the heart of Butt's literary career was not her one novel but her plentiful poems, stories, and essays. During the 1850s she contributed short pieces to national and regional periodicals, including Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper and Godey's Magazine and Lady's Book. Butt also wrote two poems for William S. Forrest's promotional compendium, Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Norfolk and Vicinity (1853). At the time women's contributions to periodicals were seldom signed, making it impossible to identify all of her publications, but some of her articles appeared under her name or initials. In 1855 Butt became a contributing editor of two short-lived periodicals published by women, the Kaleidoscope, a weekly established by Rebecca Brodnax Hicks in Petersburg, and the Ladies' Repository, a monthly published in Richmond by a woman known only by the pseudonym Lillie Linden. When controversy arose about the Ladies' Repository,apparently concerning its financial practices, Butt publicly severed all connection with the journal. In 1859 Harrisburg Female College, in Pennsylvania, awarded her an A.M.

            In 1860 Butt published her second book, a collection of short works entitled Leisure Moments of Miss Martha Haines Butt, A.M. Through moral tales, poems, and personal musings she championed such values as Christian benevolence, companionate marriage, and thrift. Butt also pointedly criticized society's preoccupation with fashion, gossip, status, and wealth, but she steered clear of the subject of slavery. In Leisure Moments her identity as a Virginian was clearly evident in her meditation on Norfolk's yellow fever epidemic of 1855 and in her paeans to the works of Virginia sculptors William Randolph Barbee and Alexander Galt. By the time this work was published Butt had moved to New York and gained a national reputation not only as an engaging writer of prescriptive verse and prose but also as a beautiful, graceful woman who always dressed with great style.

            On 6 July 1865 at Christ Church in Norfolk Butt married Nathan Ives Bennett, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, who was then working as a clerk in the quartermaster department in Norfolk. They lived later in Hartford, Connecticut, and in New York City. Shortly after her marriage she published her final book, Pastimes with My Little Friends (1866), a collection of stories for children.

            In 1870 Butt became active in two new fields. Although long a forceful advocate of intellectual pursuits for women, in both the Kaleidoscope and Leisure Moments she had criticized women's rights activists and defended women's traditional role exerting influence primarily through the home. Adopting a new perspective, Butt became a vice president of the Virginia State Woman Suffrage Association at its founding in May 1870. That autumn she announced her intention to attend lectures at the Woman's Medical College of the New York Infirmary, Elizabeth Blackwell's pioneering medical school for women that emphasized preventive medicine, clinical work, and service to the poor.

            Developing pneumonia not long thereafter, Martha Haines Butt Bennett died on 9 February 1871 at the Grand Central Hotel in New York City. She was buried in Norfolk.
            Contributed by Antoinette G. van Zelm
            Revised 2010
            This biography, with a bibliographical note, appears in John T. Kneebone et al., eds., Dictionary of Virginia Biography (Richmond: The Library of Virginia, 1998– ), 2:443 –444.
            Copyright 2001 by the Library of Virginia. All rights reserved.

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            • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
              Originally Posted by MissTerraK View Post

              Ha! You had me worried so I went exploring and I found out that Martha Butt sounds like my kind of woman!
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              She had a hard life. Being a stripper in the mid 1800's must have been difficult.

              Probably a huge splinter problem from the pole.
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              • Profile picture of the author MissTerraK
                Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

                She had a hard life. Being a stripper in the mid 1800's must have been difficult.
                You seem to have a fixation on strippers today, so since I'm your friend, I've decided to show you a picture of a real good stripper to help you get it out of your system.





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  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    For what it's worth, I'm an INTP, with I, N and P all scoring over 60%
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  • Profile picture of the author Rick Rodd
    INFP here, same as George RR Martin, Johnny Depp and Hans Christian Andersen...

    But, I'm just a horse! How did they know that?

    Famous INFPs - CelebrityTypes.com
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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    INTP
    Introvert(33%) iNtuitive(38%) Thinking(75%) Perceiving(11%)
    • You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (33%)
    • You have moderate preference of Intuition over Sensing (38%)
    • You have distinct preference of Thinking over Feeling (75%)
    • You have slight preference of Perceiving over Judging (11%)
    Can't help wondering what drug a modern Psychologist would try to prescribe for this one.
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  • Profile picture of the author travlinguy
    ENTJ

    ENTJs are among the rarest of types, accounting for ~2–5% of males formally tested, and ~1-3% of females. Source: Wiki
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    • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
      What's interesting to me is if you go through the different personality types, you'll see who you admire and like. It was revealing to me how my heroes tended to be my personality type or ISTPs.

      There were exceptions, but very few.
      After seeing that Riffle and I share the same personality type, I can safely say that height isn't a factor, or masculinity....or fashion sense.....or gender preference.


      Speaking of fashion sense...I think I'll have a surprise for you guys tomorrow.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        After seeing that Riffle and I share the same personality type, I can safely say that height isn't a factor, or masculinity....or fashion sense.....or gender preference.
        I account for the first factor. I'm surprised by your willingness to account for the other three. I, for one, am proud of your personal development.
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        • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
          Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

          I account for the first factor. I'm surprised by your willingness to account for the other three. I, for one, am proud of your personal development.
          Seriously, you should look at the different personality types and who embodies them. It's an interesting study. There were a few, where I couldn't identify with anyone...or even recognize the names. Actors, singers...mostly very left politically. I couldn't identify with them at all.

          But I read Friedrich Nietzsche. A hero of mine, when I was much younger. A few others along side him.

          So, the question is, are they my heroes because they share my perspective...or do I have my perspective because of who my heroes were?

          And, as you know...I lean a little left myself in some areas. But my heroes are all hard right individualists. It seems strange to me.
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          • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post


            And, as you know...I lean a little left myself in some areas. But my heroes are all hard right individualists. It seems strange to me.

            The Tower of Pisa leans less than you.

            That said, I think we all develop an initial conceptual understanding of life through upbringing and experiences. We identify with those who help us make sense of our young grasp on those concepts. Additionally, we look up to those who share characteristics with us or are shining examples of characteristics we wish we had or want to develop.
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  • Profile picture of the author socialentry
    Introvert(78%) iNtuitive(88%) Thinking(100%) Perceiving(67%)
    • You have strong preference of Introversion over Extraversion (78%)
    • You have strong preference of Intuition over Sensing (88%)
    • You have strong preference of Thinking over Feeling (100%)
    • You have distinct preference of Perceiving over Judging (67%)
    Same thing as before.
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    • Profile picture of the author LynnM
      Another INJF. This bit's pretty accurate, although the switching off thing is supposed to be a Libran characteristic too:

      They are, in fact, sometimes mistaken for extroverts because they appear so outgoing and are so genuinely interested in people -- a product of the Feeling function they most readily show to the world. On the contrary, INFJs are true introverts, who can only be emotionally intimate and fulfilled with a chosen few from among their long-term friends, family, or obvious "soul mates." While instinctively courting the personal and organizational demands continually made upon them by others, at intervals INFJs will suddenly withdraw into themselves, sometimes shutting out even their intimates. This apparent paradox is a necessary escape valve for them, providing both time to rebuild their depleted resources and a filter to prevent the emotional overload to which they are so susceptible as inherent "givers." As a pattern of behavior, it is perhaps the most confusing aspect of the enigmatic INFJ character to outsiders, and hence the most often misunderstood -- particularly by those who have little experience with this rare type.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Maschke
    I took the test and the results were FUKU

    Nothing worse than a sociologist/programmer with a sense of humor.
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