Psychological definitions in physiognomy.
Degrees of world perception in physiognomy.
Contours of human faces or facial profiles.
The previous page has described physiognomic tests which allow to give
psychological definitions to features of human characters in physiognomy, and
allow to correlate psychological definitions to physiognomic forms of human
faces in profile. In tests each physiognomic level of a half-face has three
psychological definitions and consequently during testing it is necessary to
choose any one of three and for what it is necessary to distinguish meanings which
psychological definitions have.
Evidently psychological definitions can be presented as triangles, that is shown on the chart.
|Triangles in the table correspond with physiognomic
levels of a half-face.
Points within triangles correspond with psychological definitions which specify different degrees of perception of world around, namely specify one-valued or two-valued or three-valued perception of the world.
Namely each physiognomic level of a half-face is conditionally shown as a triangle which symbolizes three ways of world perception, and points designate one-valued, two-valued, three-valued ways according to quantity of points near to each psychological definition.
Each person has any one degree of perception and can be characterized by
psychological definitions which correspond with this degree. For example, if
anyone has two-valued perception of the world then
consciousness of such person can be characterized by psychological definition
"associative mentality", that in the table corresponds to two points in the
triangle of physiognomic level of a forehead.
Usually if the person has this or that degree of perception then this degree is identical to all physiognomic levels and for the appropriate character traits, but actually it happens that to character traits of one person there correspond different degrees of world perception. For example, the person can have associative mentality that corresponds to two-valued degree, and also can have practical mind that corresponds to one-valued degree.
One-valued and two-valued and three-valued perceptions mean that people estimate phenomena of world around as a whole (univocally) or discretely (two-place) or triune (three-digit).
The whole one-valued perception of the world differently can be named: unidirectional, unipolar, uncompromising, categorical.
The discrete two-valued perception of the world differently can be named: differential, dichotomic, constructive, dual. Including the perception and descriptions of the world by means of Hexagrams of the canon I Ching can be related to discrete perception, as Hexagrams are binary symbols which help to estimate phenomena "in unity and conflict of opposites", or otherwise to tell that Hexagrams of the canon I Ching allow to estimate the world dialectically.
The triune three-valued perception of the world differently can be named: synthesizing, multipoint, multipolar, deductive. Canon I Ching somewhat allow to describe the world as triune because the number of lines in Hexagrams can be divided by 2 or by 3, but nevertheless usually Hexagrams I Ching use for the two-valued description.
It is necessary to tell that the one-valued or two-valued or three-valued perceptions are not meant with bad or good features of the person, but specify different attitudes to the world, and consequently at testing it is not necessary to aspire to increase a degree of own perception or to overestimate/underestimate degrees of perception of people interesting you.
The psychological definitions in tests can be understood differently as they are conditional psychological terms, but the values of psychological definitions from the view point of different degrees of perception consist in the following.
For physiognomic level of a forehead there correspond psychological characteristics of consciousness.
Philosophizing and imagination (philosophical imagination) corresponds to three-valued perception of the world and means consciousness which integrates phenomena of world around and by means of integration is capable to generate ideas.
Associative mentality corresponds to two-valued perception and means consciousness which is capable to establish associative connections between world phenomena.
Theoretical intelligence corresponds to one-valued perception and means consciousness which is inclined to estimate phenomena as uniform images without comparison and without analogies between phenomena.
Otherwise it is possible to tell that at the level of consciousness, which corresponds to physiognomic level of a forehead, the one-valued perception means uniform understanding of phenomena, the two-valued perception means analogies between phenomena, the three-valued perception means understanding of world phenomena as mutual generalization.
To physiognomic level of eyebrows also there correspond psychological characteristics of thinking which operates (manipulates) world phenomena, as against consciousness which understands (realizes) phenomena abstract. Namely the physiognomic level of a forehead corresponds with consciousness which allows to have the general notion about the world, and the physiognomic level of eyebrows corresponds with thinking which allows to concretize notion about the world.
Systematized consciousness (systematized reason) corresponds to three-valued perception and means thinking which creates systems of world phenomena by means of association. Namely the systematized consciousness is capable to understand the world as regular combinations into which many phenomena are incorporated.
Methodical thinking corresponds to two-valued perception and means thinking which operates with phenomena according to ratio which exist in interrelations of phenomena.
Practical mind corresponds to one-valued perception and means thinking which operates with separate phenomena, and is not inclined to comparisons.
To physiognomic level of nose bridge and nose there correspond psychological characteristics of individuality. The nose bridge specifies character traits according to which the person perceives own place in a society. The nose specifies character traits according to which the person perceives itself without dependence from a society or in interrelation with individual members of which the society consists.
Command ruling features correspond to three-valued perception and mean characteristics of the person which perceives association of people outside of public contradictions. Namely the person is capable to establish public interrelations and to resolve conflicts between members of a society.
Official administrative abilities correspond to two-valued perception and mean the person who perceives a society as consisting of inconsistent groups of people, and who does not resolve public conflicts but identifies oneself with any public group, and by that opposes oneself to other social groups or classes.
Leading role corresponds to one-valued perception and means the person which perceives a society as the uniform indivisible organism existing according to the uniform order. Namely the leading role is inherent in the person who submits itself and subordinates people to the uniform social order.
Self-confidence correspond to three-valued perception and mean the person who is capable to commensurate individualities of people and by that who is authoritative capable to manipulate opinions of people.
Demonstrative essence corresponds to two-valued perception and means the person who compares oneself to other people, and perceives contradictions and distinctions between separate members of a society.
Eccentric individuality corresponds to one-valued perception and means the person who perceives oneself extremely in relation to other people.
To physiognomic levels of lips and chin there correspond psychological characteristics of feelings and will which form the aggregate complex in structure of human mentality, but mean different aspects of a human attitude to the world. Lips specify sensations which arise in interaction with objects or subjects of world around, and the chin specifies action of forces which result from interaction with objects or subjects.
Sensuality and vitality correspond to three-valued perception and mean feelings of the person which integrates own feelings with sensations of other subjects, and which is capable to establish interrelations of subjects in mutual sensations.
Physiological nature corresponds to two-valued perception and means feelings of the person which perceives the world as contrast sensations of subjects. Namely means perception of the differentiated sensations which can be inconsistent.
Instincts and egoism correspond to one-valued perception and mean feelings of the person which considers only own sensations and which supposes that similar sensations are inherent in other subjects.
Vital force corresponds to three-valued perception and means the person who balances forces and energy of separate subjects and by that it is capable to transform own wills and to combine with will of other people.
Stability of will corresponds to two-valued perception and means wills of the person which considers the world as action of isolated forces which separate subjects have, and who keeps stability of own will in counteraction with will of other people.
Imperious self-control corresponds to one-valued perception and means the person who feels a single will existing in the world, and who carries out own wills for the sake of observance of a single will.
The listed characteristics are conditional psychological definitions, and in
essence are symbolical words which are used for designations of human mentality.
If any definitions seem inexact it is possible to use any other systems of
psychological definitions (other systems of terms), but nevertheless offered
definitions can be applied to descriptions of features of human characters in
the submitted physiognomic tests and during
analyses of human faces in physiognomy.
I remind that I am not sure in correctness of psychological definitions which are translated to the English language by me.
The following page represents the information on methods according to which it is possible to determine degrees of perception of world around according to contours of human faces or facial profiles in physiognomy.
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