In this article additional information in the form of a case example of Newt Gingrich is presented for Prescription #9 of “Some Prescriptions For Productive Goals” which is : Consider voting for candidates (e.g., President of the United States) based upon levels of intuition in addition to other areas you believe deserve consideration (see “The Voter Scorecard”, Healthy Change : Part Five — Some Prescriptions For Productive Goals, #1 ).
Estimated Level of Intuition (Brief Analysis) :
According to Project Vote Smart (https://www.votesmart.org/candidate/26821/newt-gingrich; obtained on 11-14-2011), Newt Gingrich was born 06/17/1943. The Project Vote Smart web site also showed the following :
PhD, History, Tulane University, 1971
MA, Tulane University, 1968
BA, Modern European History, Emory University, 1965″
Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, present
Founder, Center for Health Transformation, 2003-present
Honorary Chairman, NanoBusiness Alliance, 2000-present
Founder, Gingrich Group, 1999-present
Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1999-present
News and Political Analyst, FOX News Channel, 1999-2011
Guest Professor, Kennesaw State College, September 1993
Professor, History and Environmental Studies, West Georgia College, 1970-1978
Distinguished Visiting Scholar/Professor, National Defense University”
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1979-1999
Speaker, United States House of Representatives, 1995-1998
Chair, Republican National Convention, 1996
Republican Whip, United States House of Representatives, 1989-1994
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 6, 1974, 1976
Southeast Coordinator, Nelson Rockerfeller’s Presidential Campaign, 1968
Congressional Campaign Manager, 1964”
From the CNBC (https://www.cnbc.com/id/45052263; obtained on 11-14-2011) web site :
Current Occupation: author, speaker, documentary film producer
CV: history professor (1972-1978); U.S. representative from Georgia (1979-1998); U.S. Speaker of the House (1995-1998)
Business Background: Sweeping measures to right-size the federal government and lower taxes that he introduced as Speaker of the House in the 1990s foundered on the realities of Washington politics. Now he’s advocating management techniques to streamline federal bureaucracy.”
: The first or primary Holland Code would appear to be Enterprising (E) suggesting that he resembles people most in Enterprising occupations. Newt Gingrich has appeared to spend much of his professional career in political leadership positions. In Appendix B Self-Directed Search Form R The Occupations Finder (found in “Making Vocational Choices” Third Edition, copyright 1973, 1985, 1992, 1997 by Psychological Assessment Resources Inc. Pages 267-271) under Enterprising Occupations, the three letter code for Politician is ESA (Enterprising, Social, Artistic). The three letter code for Writer, Prose, Fiction, and Nonfiction is AIE (Artistic, Investigative, Enterprising). The author could not find a Holland Code for History Professor, News Analyst/Political Analyst, and/or Documentary Film Producer in the Occupations Finder. The three letter “interest code” for History Teachers, Postsecondary is SIA (Social, Investigative, Artistic) at O*NET ONLINE (https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1125.00
; obtained 11-14-2011), Broadcast News Analyst is ASE (Artistic, Social, Enterprising) at O*NET ONLINE (https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/27-3021.00
; obtained 11-14-2011) and the two letter code for Producers is EA (Enterprising, Artistic) at O*NET ONLINE (https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/27-2012.01
); obtained 11-14-2011) .
It is estimated that he would have a relatively medium level of Intuition. Some Information supporting this estimate includes the following :
1. In the dissertation titled “The Relationship Between the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong-Campbell Interest Inventory”, copyrighted and originally published in 1992, on pages 195-196 (information was referenced from Myers I.B. & McCaulley, M.H., 1985, “Manual : A guide to the development and use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.” Palo Alto, CA : Consulting Psychologists Press.) the author wrote : “Sensing and intuition are ways of becoming aware of things, people, events, or ideas, being attuned to the flow of events. Sensing is perception by the senses and establishes what exists. The focus is on what is presently happening and what is real. Persons oriented toward sensing often enjoy the present, are realistic, observe well with a good memory for details, and are practical. Intuition enables perception of possibilities, meanings, and relationships through insight. Intuitive perceptions can be hunches, creative discoveries, and seeing patterns among events, originating in the unconscious. Persons oriented toward intuition may neglect present reality, be imaginative, theoretical, abstract, future oriented, or creative.”
2. In the book, “The 16 PF : Personality in Depth”, written by Heather Birkett Cattell, Ph.D. (Copyright 1989 by the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc.) in “Chapter 11 Factor M : Intuiting and Sensing as Contrasting Perceptual Modes” she wrote : “Human beings have two modes of perceiving and, as individuals, tend to favor one over another. One mode relies more on immediate sensory experience, deriving awareness from direct contact of five senses with the environment. The other relies less on the immediacy of the senses, being more focused on how information about the information becomes organized with an inner scheme of connecting thoughts, speculations, and subliminal connections…Factor M bears strong resemblance to one of the bipolar dimensions in Jung’s type theory of human temperament…Having recognized the similarity between M+ and M- and intuition and sensation functions has allowed me to draw on observation amassed by Jungians, to aid in my understanding of M+ and M- examinees.”
3. Significant correlations (probability less than .01) between the identified 16 PF Primary Scale Abstractedness (M) on the 16 PF and Intuition (.41) on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Abstractedness (M) on the 16 PF and Sensation (-.41) on the MBTI are shown on page 87 in the 16 PF Fifth Edition With Updated Norms Administrator’s Manual (1993, 1994, 2002). Decimals are used in this presentation of correlations versus identified as being omitted in the 16 PF Fifth Edition Manual on page 87. The 16 PF Fifth Edition Manual With Updated Norms Administrator’s Manual (1993, 1994, 2002) also shows that Holland Themes can be predicted by a combination of 16 PF factors. It is noteworthy that 16PF factor M contributes to significantly predicting Investigative (M+), Artistic (M+), and Conventional (M-) Holland Code Themes and is not a significant predictor for any other Holland Code Themes (see pages 116-118 in the 16 PF Fifth Edition Manual With Updated Norms). These findings appear to at least be consistent with and seem to support the results of the dissertation : “The Relationship Between the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong-Campbell Interest Inventory. Specifically, from “Healthy Change : Part One” published in The Hygiology Post on June 29, 2011 from the aforementioned dissertation of the author : “… The Canonical Correlation Analysis Summary results on page 157 included : ‘The results indicated that Intuition was consistently and positively associated with A and I Holland codes and negatively associated with the C Holland code.’ (Content in parentheses was omitted.)…Q-factor Analysis Summary results on pages 167-168 included : ‘High MBTI Intuition scores were positively associated with Investigative and Artistic and lowest on Enterprising and Conventional codes.’ “
Newt Gingrich, it seems, was for Use of Military Force Against Iraq. Some information supporting this conclusion :
According to Project Vote Smart (https://www.votesmart.org/candidate/political-courage-test/26821/newt-gingrich/; obtained on 11-14-2011) :
“Congressional Election 1998 National Political Awareness Test
This candidate has responded to a Political Courage Test in a previous election. As a continued effort to provide the American public with factual information on candidates running for public office, these archived responses are made available here…
2) Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding the Middle East.
||a) The U.S. should resolve future disputes with Iraq through diplomatic means.
||b) The U.S. should take unilateral military action if Iraq does not comply with all accepted UN resolutions.
||c) The U.S. should take military action against Iraq only as part of an international effort.
||d) The U.S. should not continue to play a prominent leadership role in the peace process between Israel and Palestine.
In (https://zfacts.com/p/161.html; obtained on 11-14-2011) the article “Defense Policy Board Meeting Sept. 19-20, 2001 A NATION CHALLENGED : SADDAM HUSSEIN; Some Pentagon Officials and Advisers Seek to Oust Iraq’s Leader in War’s Next Phase By Elaine Sciolino & Patrick Tyler NY Times, October 12, 2001” an excerpt of the article shows : “…’If we don’t use this as the moment to replace Saddam after we replace the Taliban, we are setting the stage for disaster,’ Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House and a member of the group, said in an interview…”
In (https://www.globalsecurity.org/org/news/2002/020818-iraq1.htm; obtained on 11-14-2011) a “Chicago Tribune August 18, 2002″ article titled “Advisory board pushing Iraq attack” by Stephen J. Hedges an excerpt shows “…Just a few days after the Sept. 11 attacks, Gingrich told an American Enterprise Institute briefing that, ‘We have to talk about replacement, not about punishment’ of Hussein…”
The candidates the author has have thus far been looking at include the current 2012 United States Presidential Candidates President Barack Obama, Jr., Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and Jon Huntsman, Jr. The author will be examining an estimated level of intuition (or, sensation-intuition) and their positions on Use of Military Force against Iraq (prior to The Iraq War commencement).
The candidates themselves or their representatives are each invited to comment, make recommendations, and/or add to the information in The Hygiology Post. Also, all of the aforementioned United States Presidential candidates are invited to be interviewed (for almost any purpose and in basically any format they choose to be interviewed) by and write an article for publication in The Hygiology Post.
The author plans to expound upon Prescription #9 (Prescription #9 of “Some Prescriptions For Productive Goals” is : Consider voting for candidates [e.g., President of The United States] based upon levels of intuition in addition to other areas you believe deserve consideration) with additional information in The Hygiology Post.
The Hygiology Post welcomes feedback from readers on all six parts of the series (individually and/or as a total package) upon completion of the series as to whether the articles help fulfill its vision and mission.
Louis DeCola, Jr. © 2011 The Hygiology Post