Carl Gustav Jung is the psychiatrist who discussed introversion and extroversion. He neither intended nor could he predict what people would make of his theories. In a world where knowledge is right at the hands of people, we run across several terms and understand them with our own perception of it. That’s how it works; we know things through what we already know. Hence the meaning of many words changes through time, and after a long time, they mean something else than what they were supposed to mean. For example, if you take the term ‘literally,’ it was actually supposed to say something in a literal sense. Like something had really happened. But the wrong usage of the word ‘literally,’ had now literally changed the meaning to quite the opposite of what it actually meant. Now, ‘literally’ is used to explain a phenomenon with an exaggerated figure of speech. “I literally feel like I’m flying” doesn’t actually mean that a person feels like he’s flying.
Similarly, the terms introversion and extroversion have been used, overused, and now they are being abused as an excuse. People use introversion as a shield to protect themselves from doing something. This meaning has become a doping agent and has been adding impurities in the minds of people. People have somehow interpreted from Carl Jung’s theories that there exist two kinds of people, introverts and extroverts. Introverts are people who shy away or not willing to participate in any friendly activities, and extroverts are extremely outgoing people. People weren’t satisfied by the distinction and have also found a mediocre position called ‘Ambiversion.’ An ambivert is both introvert and extrovert given the circumstances and people present.

Carl Jung has stated in his theories that all people are both introverts and extroverts, given the circumstances and their own essence. According to what people call an ambivert, Carl Jung’s actual theory suggests that all the people are Ambiverts! Hence the meaning which is being abused is erroneous and just a psychological phenomenon, which is only an impact of the hysteria. The hysteria is real! People overused these words to define people. The actual theory didn’t mean to describe someone.

Introversion and extroversion have now become no less than zodiac signs. Zodiac signs, no matter if you believe it is true is actually unscientific, and informally it is called ‘bullshit.’ And again bullshit not in the literal sense but figuratively, calling it a cold lie. The definitions have been abused so much that everyone with common knowledge is aware of the terms. Many people who have a lot of fears and are suffering from anxiety consider themselves an introvert. Instead of coming out of such worries and trying to fight the anxiety, they have accepted their concerns as they think they can’t do anything about it. They believe they’ve born such a way, an introvert. Or few “intellectuals” believe their life had conditioned them to be an introvert. True! Your life had conditioned you to be whatever you are now. But whatever you want to be is actually in your hands. We have developed so much and have already been advanced in many types of psychological analysis that there are techniques of self-analysis to overcome lots of fears. Some methods can be performed self or through counselling, if one feels uncontrollably anxious. Instead of using the introversion as an excuse, one should try to overcome their fears by coming out of their comfort zones.
“Bullshit” speakers have gone so far into spreading erroneous statements about introversion that they have also started explaining what kinds of clothes an introvert likes to wear, what color they want, and how they would choose anything.
Every human is different and unique from each other. Each human finds his own essence and has free will. One may have uncontrollable situations that have oppressed their freedom, but what happens to them is in their own hands. One can choose to do whatever they want to do, given a set of moral conditioning. Don’t be lazy and use introversion as an excuse for your incapability to come out of your comfort zone.

You not going out because you don’t want to, or there is an underlying issue you have to work on and fight instead of accepting that you are introverted. If you don’t have a problem and you are comfortable spending time alone, enjoy it. Don’t say that you are proud to be an introvert. Don’t make an idiot of yourself.

Why does God punish people for doing something when he is their destiny maker? I asked and “Stop your nonsense” people replied. We are all taught to be honest since childhood. But no one dares to live an honest life. If someone tries to live an honest life we mark them as a rebel and try to repress him. Because their freedom irks us and makes us feel jealous.

I was posting against the government taxation this morning and my father wanted me to write all my thoughts in a diary and not in public. His argument was that I would offend many people and they wouldn’t let me live. Is it not paranoia? Is it what speaking truth has come to?

We live in a world where everything has become an offence. Just a few minutes ago I had posted a funny comic where batman sits on a Superman billboard making superman’s image look like Nietzsche. Facebook banned me from posting anything for 24 hours because it thought that I posted something about Joseph Stalin. What if the image is Joseph Stalin? Why does it need to be marked as an offence? Just because the man was villainous doesn’t mean that I shouldn’t post anything about him. What is this but the repression of truth? You can’t forget or erase history by not letting people speak about it. People need to speak about Stalin! People need to know what happened and only then we won’t have another Big Brother who spies in your toilets.

We are so afraid of the truth that we started using Euphemisms. Euphemisms are soft-spoken words in replacement of the brutal truth. You call a handicapped person specially-abled because you are afraid that you will offend him. Hence, you throw sugarcoated lies as soft as butter right at their face. Why are you so afraid of the truth? What had happened so much that you never even want to listen to the truth let alone speaking.

“Homoeopathy or alternative medicines may not work” I said and it offended most of the people who listened to me. Let’s forget about the statement being true or false and just concentrate on people’s reaction. When a statement was thrown at them. They didn’t try to analyse it. They didn’t even plan to give a counter-argument or even ask me some proof. They rejected my statement straight away with no basis or arguments. Meaning we have made truth and false subjective and our opinions are judging something to be true or false.

Right from the ancient history, the truth has always offended people. Even Socrates was poisoned because people thought he was poisoning the minds of youth. In reality, he was just educating them. But the authority figures began to feel paranoid about his teachings because his intelligence threatened them with insecurity. I don’t blame them. They were not as civilized as we are today. Amidst all the technological advances and easy availability of access to knowledge we still feel insecure when it comes to the truth.

Government should be criticised! People should be stripped down with criticism and only then can you totally understand if they would work! Only criticism helps government or authority figures evolve. Only negative remarks help you to perfect as you won’t leave any negative remarks in the future. We are human! We are flawed and imperfect. We are bound to make mistakes and we evolve from those mistakes and make new mistakes. That’s how our life should be. We should not be in the assumption of perfection and repress truth because it offends our perfect assumptions of the world. Let the truth live!

My name is something which represents happiness, but I find myself crying lots of time and I happened to belong to the heterosexuals who are attracted to women and are unfortunately called Men. But I guess I’m not a man. Because “Only women cry”. That’s what they tell me when I start crying. My emotions are repressed every time I try to express something. I like hairstyles, new fashion trends, I like to look good and I take time to get ready. Guess I’m not a man because “He gets ready like a girl!” they shout at me. Sometimes I’m forced to do unhygienic things because I’m a man and I’m supposed to be a brute with no feelings. I’m educated about consent and should never force something on a girl. But I should take it as a gift or a boon if a girl kisses me out of nowhere. Because I’m a man and I’m supposed to be a pervert 24/7 with no preferences of my own. I’m supposed to wait, be respectful towards ladies regardless of their behaviour, be the initiative and compromising person in a relationship and should mostly be the person who has to propose first just because I’m a man. I’m a liberal person with a lot of respect for the Feminism movement. I guess the movement is not all about women’s empowerment. It’s about learning the fact that no one should be discriminated against by using baseless conventional bullshit such as “Women like pink” and “Men are tough”. 

“Man up!” we say to someone who doesn’t find the courage to fight. I think we don’t dare to see reality. We should man up and see that every human person is different and have different traits. Zodiac signs don’t work! Personality traits won’t work! Generalizations and universal statements are thrown at people by grouping them which doesn’t necessarily fit everyone belonging in that group. Just because I have a penis and facial hair doesn’t mean that I won’t cry; that I’m not sensitive. Many women with hormonal imbalance have facial hair. If I generalize and claim that all people with facial hair are men, then will women with even one hair on their chin become men? Or is there any degree or measure of hair to prove someone to be a man? 

Gender is a gender! It doesn’t have a degree. You are just a man/woman/other! You can’t be more or less man/woman/other by doing specific things other men/women/others do.

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