A Very High Percentage of INFPs are Gifted

I’m compelled to write – Many people are expressing an isolation that was explained to some degree by the MBTI. Please be aware that a very high percentage of gifted people are INFPs. Giftedness – a condition beyond simple intelligence – adds another layer of uniqueness that may be responsible for one’s feeling separate or disconnected. Gifted people view the world very differently. For example, they tend to have a finely tuned sense of right and wrong that results in a frequent state of moral indignation. Most often, this indignation is deemed by others to be an extreme response. As a result, the gifted person frequently does find him or herself alone in the quest to “tilt at windmills.”

A wonderful resource for gifted people – both children and adults – is www.sengifted.org

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~ by nancyfenn on October 14, 2006.

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