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Basic Theory 


The theory of Amatorics comes from very eclectic bases and is very similar to Psychosophy in many regards, both in its structure and what it attempts to achieve. The essential idea behind Amatorics is to create another syntax of love, although this syntax is much more concerned for love in and of itself, while Psychosophy's system is more often used as a general personality system similar to Socionics or Neo-Jungian. Underlying Amatorics is a theory based on Plato's four forms of love, which C. S. Lewis expands upon in The Four Loves, and uses Jungian and Freudian concepts in order to weave these loves into a system categorizing different archetypes and personalities.


Libido || Mortido

In everything there are contrasting opposites whose contradictory pulls create in them a dynamic solution, which in terms of Psychology Jung used the word "psychodynamics" to describe this concept. The two fundamental poles here are creation and destruction, also known as life and death, and for these poles to have any manifestation in the psyche there needs to be a specific energy ascribed to them. The creative dichotomy is thus denoted as libidinal, which is the energy of life; It has a positive relationship with the world and accumulates mental energy. The destructive dichotomy, on the other hand, is denoted as mortdinal, the energy of death; it has a negative relationship with the world and destroys mental energy.

Every elementary concept in Amatorics can be split among these two currents of mental energy, this includes the patterns, functions, archetypes, and relationships.


  • There are four patterns in a psychotype which are the four loves of Plato: Eros, Philia, Agape, and Storge


  • The structure of the psychotype
  • Functions dictate the function and orientation of the pattern placed within them
  • There are four functions in a psychotype: ego, persona, shadow, anima
  • The ego and persona are libidinal
  • the shadow and anima are mortidinal


  • When the pattern and function synthesize, an archetype arises
  • There are 32 archetypes of behavior, 16 of them are libidinal and 16 of them are mortidinal
  • These archetypes all exist along developmental axes


  • Way of denoting relationships in Amatorics
  • Can be split among libidinal and mortidinal
  • Libidinal statuses are mostly positive
  • Mortidinal statuses are mostly negative

Twenty-four Types


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