Author Case Study [Revision] – Michael Ende Redux [moved to 9w1]

This article is a belated sequel – and revision – of an earlier author case study. Over time ideas have changed or developed with the end result being that I’ve decided I was initially wrong about Michael Ende’s type. Earlier I had argued that he was a 3w4, while currently I believe this is incorrect… Continue reading Author Case Study [Revision] – Michael Ende Redux [moved to 9w1]

Alternate Model of Centres – Part II: Harmonic Triangles

    This article leads on from earlier article (two posts ago), Alternate Model of Centres, where I’d described some thoughts around the idea that harmonic group (rather than Horneyvian group) determines a type’s least-used centre: i.e. competence group 1-3-5 least-using emotional, reactive 4-6-8 least-using the intellectual centre, positive-outlook 2-7-9 least using instinctive or moving… Continue reading Alternate Model of Centres – Part II: Harmonic Triangles

An Alternate Model of Centre Use by Type

Illustration above: members of the six types primarily under discussion here, each somewhat going against the stereotypes predicted via the Hurley-Donson model (for good or bad) – as a reminder that it is easy for a theoretical model to turn into stereotypes with limited basis in reality.¬†Clockwise from top left (omits 369 as unchanged): 1w9:… Continue reading An Alternate Model of Centre Use by Type

What is good? – views of morality or compassion by type or centre

What is good ? – views of morality or compassion by type or centre Which type is most compassionate is difficult partly because of definitional questions. We can look, firstly, at empathy as an internal emotional experience, and secondly in terms of actual behaviour. That brings up a range of moral questions: overall you could… Continue reading What is good? – views of morality or compassion by type or centre