As I read The True Believer, it struck me: I’m reading a book about the unilevel disintegration of TPD’s Level II. And this fits pretty well with my experience working in movements.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a great tool for helping us see ourselves as others see us while also embracing our own set of strengths.
The Theory of Positive Disintegration admittedly has a lot of jargon, but there’s a lot packed into those terms. In this post, we’ll dig into the abstraction that Dabrowski called the “third factor,” the guiding force of higher level reintegration.
An old favorite book of mine is all about what happens to people who stubbornly think for themselves, and go through positive disintegration in the process.
Dabrowski put them all at Level I, but what if these alt-right trolls are at something more like Negative Level III?
In which I explore evidence that—as I suspected!—I’m not the only DSA member who might get something out of the Theory of Positive Disintegration.
Travel isn’t easy for the overexcitable. But it’s an excellent way to transform that intensity, revealing why Dabrowski thought OE could contribute to personality development. Continue reading The Coming of Age of an Overexcitable Globetrotter
Adam Grant misses the mark when he throws out authenticity and then tries to speak for nonconformists. Continue reading Reclaiming Authenticity from the MBAs
Today, on his birthday, I’m honoring Dad with mindfulness. Continue reading Mindfulness and the Personality Ideal