This is a community where INTJs can meet others with similar personalities and discuss a wide variety of both serious and casual topics. If you aren't an INTJ, you're welcome to join anyway if you would like to learn more about this personality type or participate in our discussions. Registration is free and will allow you to post messages, customize your account and use other features only available to our members.
Tired no. Never. I can work anybody under the table, Stranger. Really.
My unclel-poo was relating on a philosophical tangent of how artificial the 'working' world is. Everyone imbibes it and tells everyone to subscribe to it. It's Gospel because the 'stars and stripes' say so; but the animal kingdom says noooo.
He was quite a character. I watched him weld a swimming pool deck in no time flat. It was a custom creation of tubular steel pipe bent in a curve to wrap around the circumference of the pool. It was overlaid with redwood as a deck material. It was a very creative piece of art with the railings. It was blue welding arc all day and into the night. I was 9 then.
He once made a canoe and it was a real beauty. It was crafted out of teak wood. It was very light weight......
Stranger, i had an uncle who popped 7 kids ( Catholic) and paid child support. He complained he never had any money. Real hard working guy. ISTP @ 62k a year in '81. Good money. "Tired of it all" was common. One insight that he uttered that stuck with me is the regimented and unnatural lifestyle of punching a clock. He said look how a dog operates. It rises when it wants to and notice how it's never in a hurry - how it rises naturally?
I think it boils down to patience. I'm fast with things and details that pop up kill me. " Slow down" i hear. It's not wanting to take the time with it. Plus parents are the same -they chromo-ed it over.
I remember pulling into a gas station and someone confronted me about driving too fast "whipping around the pumps" and he was ready to swing at me. Black dude.