ISFJs’ Auxiliary Function: Extraverted Feeling (Fe)


ISFJs use Extraverted Feeling (Fe) as their auxiliary function. As the most interpersonal of all the functions, Fe is attuned to surveying and improving interpersonal feelings and morale. Like INFJs, ISFJs work to cultivate “good feelings” in the interpersonal environment. For the sake of…

These close-up photographs of airline passengers awaiting takeoff are made from across the tarmac using a telephoto lens. The anonymous sitters are each tightly pinned in their oval porthole windows like the subjects of nineteenth century daguerreotypes-mementos of the departed before they disappear. Similarly, the uneasy conflation of proximity and distance recalls and expands upon the latent psychological tension in Walker Evans’ subway portraits, which were made with a camera hidden in the artist’s overcoat. Both haunting and melancholic, Schabel’s series is best understood as a poetic attempt to retrieve and rescue the world as it slips away-an apt metaphor for the photographic enterprise itself.

“I’ve found that growing up means being honest. About what I want. What I need. What I feel. Who I am.”

Epiphany (via thatkindofwoman)

Bette Davis in Satan Met a Lady (1936). Interestingly enough, this footage wasn’t used in the film; another angle was edited in when Davis says this line. The shot comes from the trailer, which is why the quality is, alas, not as good as one might hope.

“don’t give. it. to your children.
the thing.
given to you.”

— Nayyirah Waheed (via shedont-lye)