you would think this would get easier, but nooo

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers). 
If you are new to our site, the “About” is probably the best place to start.  If you are still reading after that, you possess the qualities that mean you will no doubt enjoy the Posts.  There is no “order” to the Posts other than chronological and mood swings, but you would get that pretty much right away.  The Archives pull-down is a useful way to get a sense of what we are trying to do here.
And don’t ignore the “Pages” in the Table of Contents!  These are parts of the blog that have not received much attention from us in a while, were originaly intended to be the ‘reference resource’ for the whole thing, but all the effort seems to have gone into these Posts.  Whatever.  The information, in the form of definition and examples of the three types of personality, is all to be found in the Pages.  Includes pictures of clarks, scotts and rogers.

The Wakefield Doctrine is a unique, fun and productive way to look at the behavior of others, with this “Doctrine” or “theory” you will finally understand why the people in your life behave the way that they do. (This pre-supposes that you do not know why they behave the way that they do and, further, pre-pre-supposes that you feel the need to understand why they behave the way that they do.) All of the stuff in the parentheses here, if applicable, makes you a clark.  If you neither care about understanding or just skimmed over this whole section, then you are a roger or a scott “respectively”.

Otherwise, the people who come here to read, appear to like the videos (music and otherwise) and also enjoy reading about the lives of the students at Millard Fillmore High.  You will also see reference to those we call, Friends of the Doctrine, blog writers extraordinaires.
Finally, there will be Comments, following interesting Posts that offer insight into the Doctrine as well as offering helpful perspectives on the whole thing.

(We also try to do a Lesson of the Day which is an illustration or application of the Doctrine that helps the Reader see the clarks, scotts and rogers in their own lives.)

Well then, that should bring you up to speed.  The rest you will catch on to long before you get bored and leave.
Hat!  Damn!  Almost forgot to tell you about the hats (for your damn head).  We have Wakefield Doctrine hats (see the Fashion Center ) they are wonderful and (sometimes) we just give them away.  Most of the DownSprings have hats (for their damn heads) as do most Friends of the Doctrine.  I recommend you write a Comment and ask for one.  We probably would mail one to you for almost no cost.*

So read, listen and watch the videos and write us a Comment.  Most likely we will print the Comment.

This being Sunday (in our location, not necessarily our Marshall Island friends…) Let’s close with some Sunday music…as regular Readers know, we huge fans of modern gospel in general and Fred Hammond in particular…

Oh, yeah!  Lesson of the Day…damn near forgot…not so much a lesson as a Test. (alright a Quiz)… (if you insist, a quizlet…but a tough question)…

You just watched Fred…is Fred a clark, scott or roger?  Tell us and  you must support your answer…(you could guess and 1/3 of the time you would be right…sort of ….) but you must give your reason, support your answer…this is ‘open book’, so go look at a bunch of Fred vids…the answer is there.

The reward for a correct answer? A hat (for your damn head) of course!  But seeing that this is such a tough question, this little contestlet is open to Progenitors and DownSprings…

alright…one more video…dinosaur related…

* there is a cost…did you really think it would be totally free? jeez what are you, a frickin clark?…anyway the “cost” of the “free” hats (for your “damn” heads) is that when you receive said hat you must take a photo of the hat in front of an identifiable landmark; proof of the hat being in whatever part of the world it was mailed to…(for the clarks)…a head underneath said hat is totally optional. We really only care about where in the world the hat is…the supporting “human”, not so much.


clarkscottroger About clarkscottroger
Well, what exactly do you want to know? Whether I am a clark or a scott or roger? If you have to ask, then you need to keep reading the Posts for two reasons: a)to get a clear enough understanding to be able to make the determination of which type I am and 2) to realize that by definition I am all three.* *which is true for you as well, all three...but mostly one


  1. Glenn Miller says:

    Fred Hammond is a scott. All energy—fills the arena. SHOULD have gone into show business. Got him some talent, but he went instead into the GOD business–for Christ’s fuckin’ sake. Therefore, I cannot watch him for more than a few seconds. Then some little piece of religious claptrap in his lyrics catches my attention. I start arguing with it in my head–and lose all fuckin’ interest in Fred Hammond. God fucks up another good thing. How good could Fred have been if he didn’t have JEEEESUS holdin’ him back? He coulda had a bunch of fine cars and fine ladies, and all the drugs and money any decent half-assed rock star gets. Instead he goes all Christish and wastes his talent. Well, that’s alright. We got a few away from God–and we got enjoy their talent for what it is. Jerry Lee Lewis. Little Richard. God couldn’t keep them sheeps from straying–and the world is better off because of it.
    Now, I hold Fred is a scott, but they is some rogerness in anyone who tells other people what to believe. And, he’s weird–so some clarkishness too. But on stage, he is all scott. The lead man in a rock band. Always a scott.

  2. clarkscottroger clarkscottroger says:


    I will hold off until the end of the day to give the correct answer…hey everyone! we are in coin-flipping territory for the answer…actually that is not quite true either. As glenn has demonstrated (properly but incorrectly) the answer needs to be supported by the reason for believing that our Mr. Fred is a clark or a scott or a roger.
    Jethro knows I do not want to deprive anyone of answering right and securing a hat (for their damn head).

  3. Downspring #1 says:

    I am not going to give it away (’cause I already have a hat for my damn head) but Glenn! not all front people are scotts. And scotts are not the only people to draw the big crowds.
    Fred is NOT a scott. Put on those glasses you keep tucked away. Look again…..