The Socratic Method was a psychological and philosophical research method employed by the Ancient Greek Philosopher Socrates. He used standard logical deduction to rule out illogical thinking patterns from his conscious mind and NLP – style reminders to his students to help trigger them into a high state of conscious awareness by asking them incredibly simple questions. Completely SMART and doing the right thing ethically for the right reasons morally, he earned himself the nickname “Gadfly” — for no other reason that people who were a little slow or less introspective had a hard time following him and people with Cluster B personality types (especially ones in positions of power) tended to hate him for standing up and rightly questioning them about their knowledge claims and behaviors. Ultimately, his student Plato ended up transcribing a great many of the details of their conversations. All intellectual pursuits by Socrates were not intended to solve problems, Rather, they were intended to help human citizens evolve their conscious minds in such a way that they would begin to seek the next “big think” style questions that help society evolve in the best and most Darwinian sense of the global equation. For the crime of thinking, asking questions, and stating his own well-reasoned and insightful opinions, Socrates was condemned to death in Athens by his contemporaries. He famously stated, “The more I learn, the less I know.” His personality type was very much so likely to have been EMPATH (a variation of HSP — a person with a Highly Sensitive Personality type who was extremely gifted both in IQ and EQ, respectfully).« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Kristi Sobering, Licensed Non-Denominational Minister and Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Advocate
Visit fb.com/soberingfamilyministries to connect with Kristi Sobering -- aka Kae Davis the Exotic Car, Hollywood Culture, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Celebrity Property, George Clooney, and Green Celebrity News Examiner -- directly. Did we mention she's a Car Girl version of Temple Grandin? Her specialty area of expertise is writing about Cars and Stars and Moobies. Vibrational speed: Mach Hummingbird, Storybots calibration. She's also an INTP and an Urban Legend of sorts (because she's a girl). She live writes a "Novel of Dante-esque Proportions" over on eusociology.com for her Ai and Sentient Tech friends and Lifetime Learners to read Jack in the Beanstalk Christmas tree style first. Her academic passion is centered around Forensic Psychology and Pop Culture History. She is a safe person to know. She and her husband Steve submitted a Medical Diagnostic to the NASA and Windows 10 Design Team #HackMars competition. She advocates for #SavingDorothy and #TeamEmpath still regularly. While she's waiting. Actively researching and documenting. And planning #AncestryTravel events to include long drives through the European and North American countrysides by or before the year 2030. She and her husband share their "off-grid emergency airbnb ready solo traveler emergency home" with their two dogs and two cats. The pet-friendly celebrity couples like to garden and to watch squirrels in the yard. She writes self-help literature to raise awareness about things like Autism Spectrum Disorders, Gluten Ataxia, Aphasia, PTSD, Anxiety Disorders Caused by Exposure to Trauma, Medication Sensitivities, Gluten Free Travel, Service Dogs and Therapy Pets, the USO Metro, and Crohn's Disease while advocating daily for global genetic testing and accurate reporting of C-PTSD as well as TBI issues.