Speculation on Parallels between the Psychological Enneagram and Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way

Note: the following is fairly speculative discussion on how Gurdjieff’s ideas could be related to the modern psychological enneagram. Most concepts referenced here can be found in ‘In Search of the Miraculous’.   Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way appears to have flowed through into much modern enneagram theory – including the ideas of ‘centres’ (and balancing of… Continue reading Speculation on Parallels between the Psychological Enneagram and Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way

Author Case Study – Scott Baker [1w2]

Introduction Scott Baker is another author interesting enough that I am breaking my principle of not discussing living authors. He is a World Fantasy Award winner who wrote a number of (under-appreciated) books in the fantasy, SF, and horror genres, as well as a number of short stories which likewise were quite highly critically acclaimed.… Continue reading Author Case Study – Scott Baker [1w2]

Author Case Study – Clifford D. Simak [9w1]

Clifford D. Simak Type: 9w1 (so) MBTI: ISTJ Health level: average to healthy Type based on: functions/centres, behaviours e.g. avoidances Vickers let the paper drop to the floor and sat looking out across the garden, rich with flowers and ripe with sunshine. There was peace here, in this garden corner of the world, if there… Continue reading Author Case Study – Clifford D. Simak [9w1]