The Negativist/Positivist Dichotomy
Positivist / negativist is one of the 15 Reinin dichotomies. More research is needed to fully understand this dichotomy.
- More inclined to optimize already functional systems of things and processes.
- "This glass is half-full"; "We have already collected $438,000 for that project."
- Usually more complimenting than reprimanding
- Socially and intellectually more trusting.
- Explains what things are (irrationals) or should be (rationals).
- More inclined to solve problems in systems of things and processes.
- "This glass is half-empty"; "We need $62,000 for that project."
- Usually more reprimanding than complimenting.
- Socially and intellectually more mistrusting.
- Explains what things are not (irrationals) or should not be (rationals).
Negativist Types: LII (INTj) SEI (ISFp) SLE (ESTp) EIE (ENFj) ESI (ISFj) ILI (INTp) IEE (ENFp) LSE (ESTj)
Positivist Types: ILE (ENTp) ESE (ESFj) LSI (ISTj) IEI (INFp) SEE (ESFp) LIE (ENTj) EII (INFj) SLI (ISTp)
Famous Negativist Persons
Michael J. Fox
Famous Positivist Persons
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