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Using Fractals to Define Personality

Personality's First Fractal: Character Type





the 4 Character Type of Emergence Personality Theory


Using Fracts to Describe Personality - Introduction Personality's Second Fractal - the 4 Social Priorities

The Four Character Types

In the real world then, when the light of connection shines through the first of our four lenses, four possible colors emerge. and in the case of the Character Type prism, each of these colors represents one of four possible ways we feel urges to give or get. No coincidence these four colors first appear in personality in an order which parallels the needs of babies; from the totally needy newborn's need to get (Type 1) to the needs of a three plus year old to imitate both her parents by giving then getting (Type 4).

The Four (conscious) Character Types are:

  • Character Type 1: I feel the potential need to Get (then Get)
  • Character Type 2: I feel the potential need to Give (then Give)
  • Character Type 3: I feel the potential need to Get then Give
  • Character Type 4: I feel the potential need to Give then Get

An important thing to remember here is, an urge is not a behavior. Thus we can feel urges to give and not do it. Similarly, we can feel urges to receive but not speak them. Babies hide these urges much less than adults. After all, they have less to hide behind. They literally have not developed the inhibitions present in the Middle and Outer Layers, each of which further dims our connection to our pre birth light. In fact, this is why I commonly call the Layer 7 state of consciousness, "baby consciousness." Only babies, and adults in their most spiritual moments, experience it in its full intensity, sans the distortions of the Middle and Outer Layers.

Note that like the tri-part set of pairs of opposites in Carl Jung's original personality typology (before Isabel Meyers and Katheryn Briggs augmented it with "judging" versus "perceiving"), all four possible Character Types have two forms, a conscious form and an unconscious form. This means all four Character Types have a polar opposite, a conscious form which exists in us for the most part every day, and an unconscious form comes into play only during times of great stress.

The Four (unconscious) Character Types are:

  • Character Type 1: I feel the imperative need to Get (then Get)
  • Character Type 2: I feel the imperative need to Give (then Give)
  • Character Type 3: I feel the imperative need to Get then Give
  • Character Type 4: I feel the imperative need to Give then Get

Ultimately then, we can say that there are 4 possible fractal patterns here, each of which has a conscious and an unconscious way of manifesting. Four pairs of opposites. Four continuums. Four basic ways to represent our urges to give and receive.

Note that something interesting lies within this numeric progression, something immediately recognizable to anyone who has studied Emergence Personality Theory's master fractal, what we call the "fractal for fractals." What I'm referring to is that all fractals can be represented by two crossed continuums crossing in front of a circular ball, the nature of which is that it contains the realm of all experience.

This first prism then is fractal in nature, and to see this, consider the diagram below. The two crossed continuums crossing in front of the orange ball of experience. Now notice how the four numbers on the crossed continuums accurately represent the Four Character Types. The number one point representing the ideal "all receiving" state of Character Type 1 is the polar opposite to the number two point which represents the ideal "all giving" state of Character Type 2. Likewise, the number three point which represents the ideal "all receiving, then all giving" state of Character Type 3 is the polar opposite to the number four point which represents the ideal "all giving, then all receiving" state of character Type 4.

As for the other ideas you see represented here, please disregard them as studying this fractal is far beyond the point of this article. Suffice it to say that like all four prisms in Layer Seven, this first one; Character Types, is a fractal aspect of human nature.


The Master Fractal of Emergence Personality Theory

Of course, we could also describe this fractal as a mathematical progression, as one (a single person) whose light of being gets divided into two raw possibilities (the me state and the you state), which then manifests as four fractal patterns (the four Character Types), each of which has a conscious and an unconscious form (the eight Character Type forms). A One into a Two into a Four into an Eight. A fitting progression for the divine vertical axis, don't you think?

This makes the "physical world's" horizontal axis the two most basic derivations of the two most ideal states in all of human nature; giving and receiving.




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