The four quadrants of conformism

A new essay from Paul Graham sorts people into four quadrants to discuss social conformity: “Starting in the upper left and going counter-clockwise: aggressively conventional-minded, passively conventional-minded, passively independent-minded, and aggressively independent-minded.” I really like this, except the implication that people are categorically in one quadrant. I think for each person, their quadrant depends on the topic. learn more

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