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    Am I more positivist or negativist?

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    I'd say a positivist, with very negative thoughts.
    “Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.”

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    There's supposed to be a distinction between positivist/negativist and optimist/pessimist but I don't know if it's true. Positivist/Negativist supposedly says what things should be / should not be (for rationals) and what things are / are not (for irrationals).
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    EEEh you love the attention ppl on this forum give your big fat ego, don´t you discojoe?

    You´re obviously negativist, reactionary.

    You´re also empty, you must fill your life with some meaning, if you´re really LSI, I can see the same depression I see in myself.

    Go search. There ARE things. I´ve found some.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crispy View Post
    There's supposed to be a distinction between positivist/negativist and optimist/pessimist but I don't know if it's true. Positivist/Negativist supposedly says what things should be / should not be (for rationals) and what things are / are not (for irrationals).
    In my understanding, it's more a resistance to, or acceptance of new information. A negativist's first reaction when someone brings up a new idea, or gives new information on something is to reject it, or put up resistance to it. They protect their worldview from change. It's a defensive posture to internal disruption iow. Later on, they may be able to integrate it and accept it, but their primary reaction is defense or resistance.

    A positivist's first reaction is to withhold judgement, or take things at face value, and then after absorption and consideration decide whether to accept or reject it. Their first response is consideration, a "hmm, interesting" kind of take, even if there are aspects of it that they don't like.

    In extreme form the negativist and positivist faced both with the same information take the opposing points of view:

    n: no, this is wrong/doesn't fit what I know.
    p: cool, lets see where this goes.

    I don't think anyone is ALWAYS in one camp or another here, because a positivist may recognize things of a certain train of thought that they've already discounted, and so quickly discount the similar thread, and a negativist may be so unfamiliar with something or it strikes a similar enough chord to something else that they've accepted that they can't immediately reject it.

    But overall, the stance towards new information, ideas, etc will be defensive/rejecting, or interest/accepting.

    That's how I understand the difference anyway.

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    You're positively negative. You're negative, but there's a positivity about it. Nothing is as simple as to say 'that person is negative' or 'that person is positive.' Generally though, you are more negative.

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