Kourtney Kardashian Personality Analysis (Big Five)

Below Average Extroversion: While Kourtney is perfectly capable of being sociable and talkative, her extroversion nevertheless tilts towards the introverted side. She needs time alone to process her own perspectives before engaging fully with others. She is a slower “information digester” than someone like Khloé or Kris, and can come across as reserved while subdued[…] Continue Reading

Kris Jenner Personality Analysis (Big Five)

High Extroversion: Kris is assertive and entrepreneurial. She has a broad outlook on life, and a high level of outer-directed activity. Though she can be quite sensitive, she also has a high level of drive and ambition and finds it natural to speak up, assert herself, and influence the agendas of the people around her.[…] Continue Reading

Kendall Jenner Personality Analysis (Big Five)

Low Extroversion: Kendall is more receptive than she is outgoing. In social situations, she is somewhat reserved and more inclined to listen than to talk. Kendall does not seek to take center stage and impose herself on the situation. While graceful, she is sometimes overwhelmed when pressured to engage too quickly and too much, such[…] Continue Reading

The Big Five Traits and Subtraits

By Ryan Smith The Big Five Test is the gold standard in science. It is the most widely used personality test in scientific research and has sometimes been called “the only truly scientific personality test.” Among scientists, the Big Five is generally seen as more accurate and comprehensive than other tests, but the model may[…] Continue Reading

Heraclitus’ Metaphysical Doctrine: DK 40 and 35

By Ryan Smith *** “Much learning does not teach understanding, otherwise it would have taught Hesiod and Pythagoras, Xenophanes and Hecataeus.” (DK 40) …This article requires site membership. If you are already a member, click here to log in. If you are not a member, go here to create your account and become a member[…] Continue Reading

Getting Started with Meditation

By Eva Gregersen It is not without a certain sense of irony that I sit down to write a primer on meditation. You see, when I was younger, I was full of disdain for meditation, which I knew little about but associated with empty feel-good rhetoric spouted by intellectually challenged new age hippies who were[…] Continue Reading

The Dark Side of Hypomania

By Ryan Smith Hypomania is a personality style characterized by high energy levels, talkativeness and confidence, and a flight of creative ideas. Hypomanics are competitive and tend to have racing thoughts and a scattered approach to their own experiences and emotions. Unlike people who are truly manic, however, hypomanics maintain high levels of functioning. For[…] Continue Reading

Criticism of Marx’s Theory of Value

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Marx’s publication of Das Kapital. Even though Marxism has been attempted all over the world for well over a hundred years, no country has ever managed to turn Marx’s ideas into a workable society. Yet every time there is a problem with the free-enterprise system, Marx’s ideas become popular[…] Continue Reading

Reply to (Arizona)INTJ: INTJ Personality Dissents

A Youtuber who calls himself INTJ has released a video explaining why he no longer wants to have anything to do with typology. We don’t know his name, but he seems to be from Arizona, so we’ll call him ArizonaINTJ. He makes three points that we’ll address in a minute. But first, let us point[…] Continue Reading


By Boye Akinwande ENFPs and ENFJs get mistaken for one another because they both tend to be warm, expressive, idealistic, charismatic, and articulate when it comes to speaking on social and cultural issues. Likewise, many exemplars of both types can be found at the forefront of so-called social justice causes. While they may appear similar at first[…] Continue Reading