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more nuance is good

As per this article fortunately there is much more nuance about understanding personality than 40 years ago. Good news.

We should note that some native traditions have had more nuance than us for hundreds of years. They just articulate it very differently than we do and we are just starting to match that level.

And however nuanced we think we are, we are just at the beginning of nuance in terms of understanding personality or life.

The point here is not to become to attached to our current understanding no matter how "leading edge" we believe it to be.

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Neal Mayerson, Ph.D., is the founder and Chairman of the nonprofit VIA Institute on Character.


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