Yeah, I’m a Cold Fish

Take the temperament test.

Temperament Score
Idealist 6
Rationalist 12
Traditionalist 6
Hedonist 6
Your temperament type is Rationalist.

Rationalists want to understand and gain power over nature, to understand, control, predict, and explain realities, to be seen as competent, to have, most of all, competencies, capabilities, abilities, capacities, skills, and ingenuity, to be able to do things well under varying circumstances, to constantly improve, to be free from errors, to increase their store of knowledge, to learn as much as they can, to rearrange the environment, either through constructing physical edifices or building institutional systems, to speculate about the possible motivations and thoughts of those they are with, trying to fit their experiences into some system (Keirsey, 1984, pp. 47-57; cf., Heineman (NT)).

Positive attributes: action-oriented, adventurous, ambitious, analyzing, assertive, autocratic, autonomous, bold, calm, capable, chief, collected, competent, competitive, conceptual, confident, cool, courageous, daring, decisive, demanding, determined, direct, dominant, driver, efficient, forceful, generative, global, identifier, independent, ingenious, inventive, leader, logical, mover, objective, opinionated, outspoken, persuasive, positive, powerful, pragmatic, proactive, productive, progressive, resourceful, responsible, results-oriented, ruler, self-assured, self-directed, self-reliant, serene, skilled, strong-willed, succinct, sure, task-oriented, tenacious, tranquil.

Negative attributes: aggressive, always right, angry, argumentative, arrogant, bossy, calculating, cold, crafty, critical of others, demanding, distracted, dominating, domineering, doubting, frank, harsh, headstrong, impatient, impulsive, insensitive, intolerant, lord over others, manipulative, merciless, nervy, power-oriented, preoccupied, proud, pushy, rash, resistant, sadistic, self-serving, severe, short-tempered, skeptical, solipsistic, stubborn, tactless, tough, tyrannical, unaffectionate, unsympathetic, workaholic.

They forgot bully.

Horked from Deborah.

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