2 Types

Twofold (Binary) Typologies emphasize duality (and opposite ends of a continuous spectrum). Rather than exclusively “either/or” (polarity), it is often best to evaluate as proportionally “more” (or “less”) than – in comparison to the other (extreme).

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Some common binary type divisions include:

Sex/Gender: Masculine <-> Feminine
Chinese: Yin <-> Yang
Indian: Purusha (Spirit) <-> Prakriti (Nature)
Sacred <-> Profane

Active <-> Passive / Receptive
Type A <-> Type B
Optimist <-> Pessimist
Pragmatic <-> Idealistic
Right Brain <-> Left Brain
Thinking <-> Feeling
Logical <-> Intuitive
Objective Subjective
Introvert (Inner Directed) <-> Extravert (Outer Directed)
Dominance <-> Sociability
Sensation <-> Intuition
Verbal <-> Visual
Love <-> Truth
Orderly <-> Messy
Precise <-> Vague
Proud <-> Humble
Intellect <-> Intuition
Convergent <-> Divergent
Intellectual <-> Sensuous
Deductive <-> Imaginative
Rational <-> Mataphoric
Vertical <-> Horizontal
Discrete <-> Continuous
Abstract <-> Concrete
Realistic <-> Impulsive
Directed <-> Free
Differential <-> Existential
Sequential <-> Multiple
Historical <-> Timeless
Analytic <-> Holistic
Explicit <-> Tacit
Objective <-> Subjective
Successive <-> Simultaneous
Good-natured <-> Aloof
Intelligent <-> Dull
Mature <-> Emotional
Assertive <-> Submissive
Happy-go-Lucky <-> Sober
Conscientious <-> Expedient
Adventuresome <-> Timid and Shy
Realistically Tough <-> Sensitive
Trusting <-> Suspicious
Practical <-> Imaginative
Shrewd <-> Simply Kind
Self-Confident <-> Insecure and Anxious
Liberal <-> Conservative
Self-Sufficient <-> Dependent
Self-Controlled <-> Unreliable
Relaxed <-> Tense

Relaxed <-> Apprehensive
Self-Doubt <-> Confidence
Safety-Seeking <-> Risk-Taking
Internal Experience <-> External Appearance

Connected <-> Independent
Particular <-> Easygoing
Traditional <-> Modern
Dreamy <-> Down-to-Earth
Rational <-> Emotional
Rugged <-> Pampered
Self-Possessed <-> Humble

Personality:
Adventurousness: Steady <-> Spontaneous
Communication Style: Motivating <-> Supportive
Relationship Role: Nontraditional <-> Traditional
Temperament: Feisty <-> Easygoing
Romantic Style: Modern <-> Old-Fashioned
Importance of Wealth: Less <-> More
Need for Independence: Less <-> Mor

Character Elements
Instincts
1. Action <-> Sleep
2. Fight <-> Flight
3. Acquisition <-> Avoidance
4. Association <-> Privacy
5. Mating <-> Refusal
6. Parental Care <-> Filial Dependence

Habits
1. Play <-> Rest
Work <-> Sloth
Curiosity <-> Indifference
Manipulation <-> Hesitation
Thought <-> Dreaming
Innovation <-> Imitation
Art <-> Disorder
2. Approach <-> Retreat
Competition <-> Cooperation
Pugnancy <-> Timidity
Mastery <-> Submission
3. Eating <-> Rejection
Hoarding <-> Spending
Property <-> Poverty
4. Communication <-> Solitude
Seeking approval <-> Fearing disapproval
Generosity <-> Selfishness
5. Sexual activity <-> Sexual perversion
Courtship <-> Blushing
6. Homemaking <-> Filial rebellion

Feelings
1. Buoyancy <-> Fatigue
Energy <-> Inertia
Eagerness <-> Boredom
Wonder <-> Doubt
Absorption <-> Vacuity
Resolution <-> Acceptance
Aesthetic feeling <-> Confusion

2. Courage <-> Anxiety
Rivalry <-> Friendliness
Anger <-> Fear
Pride <-> Humility

3. Hunger <-> Disgust
Greed <-> Prodigality
Possessiveness <-> Insecurity

4. Sociability <-> Secretiveness
Vanity <-> Shyness
Kindness <-> Hostility

5. Sexual imagination <-> Sexual neurosis
Sexual love <-> Modesty

6. Parental love <-> Filial resentment

Exoteric -> Esoteric Disciplines
Objective, Quantitative -> Subjective, Qualitative
astronomy -> astrology
mathematics -> numerology
physics -> alchemy
science -> symbols

In numerology, 2 represents the qualities of:
Cooperation, adaptability, consideration of others, partnering, and mediating.

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