Abstract: This article presents proof that the Enneagram topology constitutes a map of the human psyche. The significance of this finding is that it elevates the Enneagram from being merely one of a number of psychological models to a true map of the human psyche. The main insight gained is that just like all moving creatures need limbs like arms, legs, fins etc. to propel them, intelligent beings, need functions corresponding to the nine Types for mental processing, and secondly, that the functions are derived from two basic abilities, namely to create and connect new ideas, and to connect one’s ideas to the ideas of other beings…


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