The 5 Human Types, Volume 2
audiobook (Unabridged) ∣ The Thriller: Why Some Have Ambition and Others Lack It
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The Thriller is described to be the most attractive, handsome and charming of all human types. A distinctive dresser, quick thinker, highly ambitious and adaptable. The stage, film industry, and the arts attract this type of people naturally. But even this seemingly perfect human is not without flaws and weaknesses. Read in English (unabridged).
"I got a real kick out of that", says the Thriller
Romance and adventure always interest this type. He lives for thrills and novel reactions and usually spares no pains or money to get them. "A constant stream of talk" must have been first said in describing this type. For while others are carefully guarding their real feelings and thoughts the Thoracic goes merrily on relieving himself of his.
Vol. 2 Contents:
02 The Thriller
03 The Human Firefly
04 The Quick Thinker
05 Never Dull Company
06 Fashion and Flare
"Glad one moment and sad the next" is the way the ticker would read if it could make a record of the inner feelings of the average Thoracic. These feelings often come and go without his having the least notion of what causes them. Ordinarily these unaccountable moods are due to sensations reaching his subconscious mind, of which no cognizance is taken by his conscious processes.
This ability to "get" things, to respond quickly with his physical reactions while devoting his mental ones to something else, has obtained for this type the reputation of possessing more "intuition" than others.
Whereas the Alimentive avoids people he does not care for, the Thoracic is inclined to betray his aversions. He occasionally delights to put people he dislikes at a disadvantage by his wit or satire. The stony individual who walks through life like an Ionian pillar is a complete mystery to the Thoracic; and the pillar returns the compliment. We do not like anything we do not understand and we seldom understand anything that differs decidedly from ourselves.
Thus we distrust and dislike foreigners, and to a greater or lesser extent other families, people from other sections of the country, etc. The Easterner and Westerner have a natural distrust of each other; and the Civil War is not the only reason for the incompatibility of Southerners and Northerners.
So it is with individuals. Those who differ too widely in type never understand each other. They have too little of the chief thing that builds friendships—emotions in common.