names for the quadrants of the plane

first quadrant: foreground impact

second quadrant: autonomy

third quadrant: background impact

fourth quadrant: relevance

Men are strong is the first and second quadrants, while women are strong in the third and fourth quadrants. Marriage insures that there is strength in all four quadrants.

Foreground impact means dragon-slaying.

Background impact means home-making.

Autonomy means home-ownership.

Relevance means having a good answer to ‘Who cares?’


[General Systems Theory]