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Progress requires change. The only way forward for humanity lies in reforming our habits: to adapt to the changes that now define this world, and to improve our ways of approaching age-old issues. Despite that, change never comes easy. This is where Torchbearers come in. They bring about change like a ray of light in the darkness, illuminating humanity's hidden potential to achieve greater heights.

Creativity comes from applying things you learn in other fields to the field you work in.

Aaron Swartz

Boundless is the potential of human achievement. In their journey of life, Torchbearers strive to discover its endless possibilities. Rather than lighting up a one-way path, Torchbearers lead others to crossroads, showing them everything that they are potentially capable of. With the power to effect change in a meaningful way, Torchbearers illuminate multiple pathways and offer a new perspective of what is truly possible.

Inherent Nature Of The Torchbearer

Whether it be leading or assisting, Torchbearers aspire to make a positive impact, as there is nothing more satisfying than contributing to the progress of the world. To Torchbearers, life is a sandbox that allows them to experiment and develop their skills, so that they can tackle emerging issues through creative ways. For the betterment of future generations, Torchbearers would offer their best, even if it means overhauling major existing systems to achieve this end.

It is madness to do the same thing over and over again, expecting different results. Torchbearers understand this well, and thus, they are always willing to experiment with completely new approaches in order to achieve effectiveness. To put it another way, chaos is the order for Torchbearers. Because of that, a good crisis is rarely wasted on them, as they see catastrophes as opportunities to implement novel solutions.

Coming across a Torchbearer is akin to being ushered into a cosmic web of ideas. They are usually ready to cycle through every available possibility to make something work. As a result, radically different approaches will inevitably present themselves and thus become
their trademark of sorts. Failure hardly hits Torchbearers as
they only know to try and try again.

If you are not part of the solution
then you are part of the problem!

As the Torchbearer's likes are shaped by their instincts, so are their aversions. Torchbearers are ambitious go-getters who wish to transform ideas into reality. To do so, they constantly seek out effective solutions that will generate results. That is why they have little patience for those who do nothing but wallow in emotions. After all, Torchbearers are on a mission to realize infinite possibilities, and they will not let trivial feelings impede their progress.

In addition, Torchbearers can't stand those who do not work as a team. They believe that everyone, no matter who they are, can always lend a hand to the group's success. Yet, there are those who care only about themselves, unwilling to do what's best for others. To Torchbearers, these people hold the group back from reaching its fullest potential. Nonetheless, although it is natural for Torchbearers to dislike such people, they should learn to be more understanding of others.

Now, with all that said, do note that these traits don’t make you better or worse than others. While some may feel disappointed with their given personality type, it is important to recognize that each type is unique in its own way. Only by understanding who we are, can we leverage our hidden talents—allowing us to unlock our fullest potential.

If somebody tells you a rule, break it.
That’s the only thing to move things forward.

Hans Zimmer

When it comes to Torchbearers, they seek to be at the forefront of revolutionary progress. Knowing that change is a constant, they understand that mankind must move forward with it or get left behind. As such, Torchbearers do their best to light the way ahead for others; guiding them towards advancement, innovation, and transformation. And although they may seem a little crazy at times, they are ultimately the ones crazy enough to make a difference in the world.

While it may seem that the motivations behind the behavior of Torchbearers are complex, a closer look reveals that they are not as complicated as they seem to be. Each of us possess innate desires that guide our actions and define our personalities. And that is what we will be exploring in the next section, our core motivations, to gain a deeper perspective and understanding of our inner drives.

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In summary, the Torchbearer archetype is a multifaceted individual with a unique set of strengths and weaknesses. By exploring the Torchbearer's personality, we have gained a deeper understanding of how they perceive and approach the world around them.

As we move on to the next section, we will discover more about
Torchbearers, such as their core motivation, personality traits, and
unique paths for personal growth. By delving deeper into the
Torchbearer archetype, we can gain valuable insights on the
dynamics of their personality, unlocking crucial knowledge
for Torchbearers to become better versions of themselves.

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Core Motivation [Torchbearer]