It's a comment constantly leveled at Trump. He is out of control, emotionally unstable, a loose canon. After months of these descriptions, The New York Times just coined a comparative adjective for his no-holds-barred way of expressing himself: Trumpier! But those familiar with the Bodygraph can see Trump's defined emotional channels, and the difficulty the newly confirmed Republican nominee might have in suppressing his emotions.
In BaanTu readings of a Bodygraph, we treat defined channels as potential ways for outward expression. Trump has two powerful emotional channels defined and so can't help but release his emotions. But it is those with an undefined emotional center who are prone to emotional outbursts, over-reactions and instability. It is those with inconsistent ways of outward emotional expression who tend to ignore, 'positive think' or bury emotions until they are wildly triggered and out of control. Defined emotional ones have the capacity to surf the waves a little bit more adeptly. You can see Trump's emotional surety and dominance in several media performances. No matter how logical and factual his interviewers are, it is no match for the power of the emotional wave-releaser. One example: watch the body language of the press corps in his Veterans Donations news conference on 31 May 2016. They start out feisty but by the end are a drooping lot.
Trump's 35-36 emotional channel with direct access to the throat is "by far the most powerful wave-releaser that we have" (Rave I-Ching Line Companion). It's also experiential. In order to learn through experience, you could not have had that particular experience in the first place. "There is always a point of crisis, maybe a tiny crisis, maybe a huge crisis, but inexperience always leads to that. You can't help but make mistakes when you have never tried something before." We've been informed of one campaign crisis after another ranging from his manager's arrest for assault to financing short-falls to insulting women, blacks and Hispanics. Even the convention has had its flubs and crises with the NeverTrump contigent attempting to oust him and his wife's partially plagiarized speech. A year ago, opposition candidates and members of his own party declared that he lacked experience to be President. Yes, but that's exactly the point behind his drive, his desire to penetrate into change and experiences. His Gate 35, line 3, of the throat is worth a look here given the armchair diagnostic assessments of him having a personality disorder or narcissism. That drive to have experiences is so strong that these people "need to be the center that ignores the importance of others. I have to have the experience. I need to have the crisis. I need to check it out. I don't care what your problem is in it." Lots of "I's" and turning the subject and topic back to him and his process.
His role in life is one of protector and warrior (1/3). He is the self-declared LAW AND ORDER candidate. His running mate Mike Pence has been tagged the Happy Warrior (Trump the Angry Warrior?). He wants to "Make America Great Again", but that's founded on tightening security and fighting wars. Obama and Hillary are soft on crime, soft on Isis, soft on illegal immigrants, he says. Only he can 'take care of business' and bring order. Despite widespread criticism, he has not backed down from his plan, once elected, to build a wall along the Mexican border. It's funny: in the BaanTu book and software, we compare all the numbers in the hexagram, 1-6, with the different stages of civilization. The 1's are the ones protecting the foundation of their growing village by building -- what else? -- a wall. His skyscrapers in his Trump Organization's property portfolio, too, stand like citadels. His supporters think he can provide safety, as well as identify what doesn't work and eradicate US institutions of the unworkable, inefficient, wasteful. In the Veterans Administration alone, he's detailed a laundry list of problems he would root out. These are conservative tasks in life that his body -- the 3rd line, the warrior -- will fight for.
Those are just some examples of his outward expressions. Now, let's look a little at what is going on within. Colour and tone show us what is not immediately obvious in a human being as well as how "no choice" truly applies in decision-making -- how decisions are made below the surface, well before our minds become aware of them. His Sun/Earth for his mind (or personality crystal in Human Design terms) has a colour 2, not a 1 or a 3. While his life's purpose is to fight to defend and make safe the foundation (the 1/3), his mind is not on a power trip or into security issues. His mind is made happy neither through building walls nor having everyone bow and scrape before him. No. Rather, his mind is attracted to hope and discoveries. This makes his mind happy. His mind is motivated by discovering new people, products or businesses. You could imagine how much his mind reveled in "The Apprentice" reality TV show, with all the new contestants each season, all their skills and talents promising the hope of new discoveries.
His mind’s perspective is something else. A person’s perspective isn’t about making mind happy or what motivates his mind. It is about what he sees, his view, as he walks his path in life. For Trump, his perspective is priorities. People whose minds are watching priorities tend to know what to do first in order to build something up and have a secure foundation. This does gel with his outward 1/3 role in life.
His mind, by the way, is Passive or Rave-like (or Right in HD terms). It is not competitive or goal-oriented unlike the strategic mind of the old-time Homo Sapiens. When Trump answered "no" to a question about whether he was being "strategic" in insulting a woman newscaster, he's probably telling the truth based on a chart like this. These are minds unable to think five or six steps ahead on a chessboard or prepare power-point presentations or follow a PR team's key messages and talking points. People with these minds are most effective once they stop preparing and over-planning. Once they throw away the script, and speak with the thoughts that present themselves in the moment, they can be a force on fire. Combine this with an emotional channel directly connected to the throat expressing feelings, and you can see why he arouses such strong emotions, both pro and con. You can also see how hard it is for super-logical people or Active and Human-like minds (the Left in HD terms) to understand him. Out of their incomprehension how easy it is for them to ridicule people with minds like this as "stupid," "out of control," and "foolish".
But now at their peril. We're only about 10 years away from the end of the Cross of Planning and you can see how suddenly Life really doesn't seem to be going according to plan anymore. It's worth noting that Trump is actively-oriented to the future. He is part of the evolutionary flow (as was George W. Bush who was also publicly derided as being inarticulate and dim-witted). All but one or two pundits, analysts and pollsters with their high-tech algorithms, software and formulas failed to see Trump coming and even his fiercest critics are amazed that he has gotten this far on so little infrastructure or support from the Republican tribe. Many say they have never, ever, seen a campaign run like this: no huge teams, let alone a state-of-the-art rapid-response team. He is the rapid-response team. He is an Independent Worker after all -- he's a worker (generator) who has a hard time compromising his way of doing things and can get by without a team of advisors whispering in his ear every 10 minutes. Just give him a twitter account and watch him roll.
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"Trump Is Getting Trumpier!" http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/19/opinion/trump-is-getting-even-trumpier.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0
* Staff writer plagiarism resignation letter: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2016/images/07/20/meredithstatement.pdf
* 31 May 2016 Veterans Donation News Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ5kNEL0KzI