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

EDIT NOTE: I’ve modified my ideas as regards a few things in this article. See¬†https://chrisblog662.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/expanding-the-concept-of-mu-types/   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… 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

Emotional Patterns & Stacking

Introduction The following is some speculation around a set of ‘types’ quite distinct from the enneagram, developed by Australian psychotherapist John E. Warren; he in turn notes some of the structure was previously published [in article Paul Ware’s “Personality Adaptions (Doors to Therapy)” in Transactional Journal (1983)]. Warren’s work is probably not commonly known beyond… Continue reading Emotional Patterns & Stacking