Discussion Post: Which Faction Would YOU Choose?

Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Hey guys! Today I've decided to do something a little different... a discussion post! I've been blogging for over a year now and really feel this is something I ought to start doing way more of, don't you agree?
I've decided that my very first post is going to be based around Divergent! This is a great book and many book bloggers are getting all hyped up for the release of book two, Insurgent, coming out May 1st - including me! So to celebrate I thought I'd ask you a little question;

Which faction would you choose?

Out of all the five factions in Veronica Roth's Divergent series, which faction would you pick in The Choosing Ceremony? Even if you haven't read the books, which faction sounds most like you? Would it be;

ABNEGATION (The Selfless) who...
-- Value selflessness.
-- Blame selfishness for the worlds problems.
-- Discourage any thing done for a persons own enjoyment.
-- Believes guns are used for self-defense, if not violence, and therefore they are self serving.
-- Believe kisses are not meant to be shared in public.
-- Believe gossiping is self-indulgent.
-- View suicide as an act of selfishness because someone who is truly selfless does not think of himself often enough to desire death.
-- Guilt is used as a tool, rather than a weapon against the self. They use it to remind themselves to do better the next time.

AMITY (The Peaceful) who...
-- Blame aggression for problems in the world.
-- They are kind, loving, and free.
-- Always peaceful, always safe.

CANDOR (The Honest) who...
-- Value honesty.
-- See truth as black or white.
-- Blame duplicity for the worlds problems.
-- Believe that politeness is deception in pretty packaging.

DAUNTLESS (The Brave) who...
-- Value Courage
-- Blame cowardice for the worlds problems. They protect the city from threats within and without.
-- Believe that you are far less likely to be scared if they are prepared to defend themselves. This is why they teach about guns, knives, and fighting.
-- Training comes first, technology comes second.
-- Brutality does not violate the rules that Dauntless members live by.
-- Believe that human reason can excuse any evil, that is why it’s so important that they don’t rely on it.
-- Teamwork used to be a priority.

ERUDITE (The Intelligent) who...
-- Blame ignorance for the worlds problems.
-- Blue signifies their faction because they believe that the color releases a calming chemical effect, and that “a calm mind is a clear mind.”
-- Erudite pursued knowledge and ingenuity for the sake of doing good. But it led to a greed for knowledge.
-- Believe that “Knowledge leads to prosperity.”

Or you could even be Factionless...

Please comment below with what faction you would choose and why! =]

Happy Reading,
Rachel xoxo

PS: The facts in italics are the factions beliefs. You can find out even more information about each faction on this website! You can also take a quiz that decides which faction you would most belong in, click here to take it. I got Dauntless, yay!


  1. I would choose Dauntless! Or maybe Amity. Dauntless would be so cool! And plus, Tris and Four picked it, so it must be good!

    1. Yeah, I think Dauntless is the best faction! And that's just a plus, hehe! =]

  2. I could kid myself and say Dauntless but I know if I was ever in danger, I'd probably cry so Dauntless is out. I would imagine myself in Erudite because I know I'm clever and all but revolving your life around knowledge everyday? Nah. A quiz I took said I would probably belong to Amity so I'm going with that.

    1. I don't think I'd be able to be in Erudite either, I think I'd get bored way too quickly! Amity is quite a good faction too, good choice! =]

  3. BRILLIANT DISCUSSION POST!! Divergent is in my TBR pile and I NEED to read it! I would probably be a Dauntless, it sounds awesome!

    Beth xx

    1. Thankies! You'll have to read it soon, it's brilliant! I'd choose Dauntless too! :D

  4. Awesome idea for a discussion post! Even though I haven't read them, Dauntless or Amity sounds cool :)

    1. Thanks! Yeah, they are great factions! :D

  5. It's so hard to choose! Bits of them all, I would say... (:


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