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

Movie Analysis – James Cameron [6w7]

Normally movies are much more difficult to analyze than novels – I believe, mostly because there are extra people involved, partly from actors but mostly because the script may be written by someone different to the director (or several people), probably going through more editing from yet others. A movie also gives only an external… Continue reading Movie Analysis – James Cameron [6w7]

Author Enneagram Case Study – Philip K. Dick (6w5)

Philip K. Dick Type: Six, mild wing Five – extremely unhealthy. MBTI: Ni dominant/Fe secondary [INFJ] Type based on: primary type based on type specific behaviours, holy ideas. Some themes suggestive of 5-wing, though wing is less clear. Subtype: So/Sp ? (Subtype is difficult – society is a factor in Dick’s work, but social factors… Continue reading Author Enneagram Case Study – Philip K. Dick (6w5)