An exaggerated way of understanding the four temperaments is to consider four people who see a meteor fall to earth. The Sanguine talks about it animatedly to all present; the Choleric wants to form an expedition to find it and analyze it; the Melancholic ponders what it means and how he feels about it; and the Phlegmatic waits for the others to decide what to do as whatever decision they make is fine by him.
We need only consider temperament in order to realize that there are as many riddles as there are people. Even within the basic types known as the temperaments, such variety exists among people that the very mystery of existence seems to express itself within these types.
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Return to Intuitive Learning Table of Contents TEACH tæcan “to show, point out,” also “to give instruction,” “to announce”, “to show, point out” “sign, mark or token”, “declare, warn, persuade”;…