Self-Concern: “I am not knowledgeable as I am.”
Compensation: "I must gather information about the world in order to understand and navigate it."
Core Assumption: Knowledge comes from objectively observing the world and mentally organizing facts. This often requires that I detach from experiences as they happen to see things clearly and not feel overwhelmed. I need time and space to later process those experiences.
Focus of Attention is on cutting through to the objective facts of a situation and fitting them together logically.