Semantic Content of the Symbols utilized in Socionics
Socionics, Mentology and Personality Psychology, 1998.
To a. smyslovoye's Augustinavichyute the content of the symbols, utilized in socionics// "16", 1990, в„– 3, s. 5 - 10
the black triangle
Content of object. Its potential energy and internal content; internal possibilities. Program or purpose which is built into an object; its internal structure; any specific capabilities of man. That which Karl Marx called work force, i.e., the sum of the physical and mental abilities of man.
Feeling of presence- absence of the concealed internal abilities, possibilities, that gives the ability to see constancy or nedolgovremennost'[?] of some object or phenomenon.
the black circle
Form of object. Kinetic energy of object, its readiness to use its energy. Its external qualities - color, outline, smoothness or the surface roughness; external readiness; the will of man: their ability and readiness to employ it with respect to themselves and others.
Feeling, readiness or the lack of preparation of object for the manifestation of will, force; a feeling of the esthetic value -ne3steticnosti of object.
the black square
External motions. Event, fact, act, place change in the space. External manifestation of a process; its form. Displacement of objects in space and any other forms of the external motion of objects.
Feeling of consistency- alogia of act, a feeling of the possibility- impossibility to resist proceeding[?}.
the black angle
Internal processes. Internal, concealed before the eyes processes, which frequently emote themselves by the outgoing of sounds or by changes in the object's appearance. (for example, the reddening of face). In humans these range from emotional experiences to digestion. Emotional states: mood; vozbuzhdennost'[?]; depression.
Feeling of ethicalness or unethicalness of internal impulses, a feeling of the possibility or impossibility of changing what is happening in oneself or another object.
the white triangle
Time. Subjective time of object and objective calendar time. Duration of functioning or existence of object, determined by the presence of potential energy and by its use per unit time. External situation of object among other objects, i.e., its situation in time. Time intervals between events; the duration of separate events; the sequence of events and processes, their rhythm in the time, rapidity, sluggishness. All this relates to the external and to the internal processes.
Feeling of opportuneness/inopportuneness; hurry or lack of hurriedness, etc.; a feeling of the relativity of proceeding in time.
the white circle
Health. Internal situation of object among other objects; their action on its homeostatic processes, which are reflected in its health. It might be called the "sounding" of space inside the object. Health is defined both by external and internal processes.
Feeling of pleasantness/unpleasantness; physical and aesthetical satisfactoriness and dissatisfaction.
the white square
Distance in space, space. Distance between objects, their place in space or among other objects, hierarchy. System, as the sum of the established or steady distances; the system of objective regular interrelations in nature and society. Objective needs of man, i.e., the necessity for systems of relation with different objects, beginning with food. All distances - result of external displacements.
Feeling of consistency- alogia, rationality- unreasonableness.
the white angle
Attractive force of objects, attraction. This can be named "subjective distances" between objects. This is, for example, love vs hatred for someone. That loved also at a great distance is close, hateful - and on the small is distant.[?]
Feeling of ethicality-unethicality of relations; kindness of a man or his poor qualities; a feeling of desire- unwillingness.