Arrow theory recently emerged as a key question raised by participants at the 2014 IEA World Cafe group discussion session. Also known as Integration /Disintegration or the Ascent/Descent perspective, the arrows advise a move toward security while moving away from stress.

But here’s the question: Does a map for enhancing qualities that make us feel secure while diminishing those that don’t – accurately represent the Diagram’s intent?

This session turns attention to our human role in learning to internally witness and relax conditioned patterns of attraction and avoidance without embracing or rejecting either. There will be a powerpoint on the Original Diagram of 3 balanced equilateral triangles. An inner practice on The Great Middle Way of energy containment, and a brief introduction to how all this fits into the laws of 3 and 7 – which will be the next key question to answer.

On a personal note, I am grateful that a review of key concepts is finally taking place. IEA participants have made their call and heartfelt thanks are due to scientists and scholars who have paved the way.

Helen Palmer


2015 IEA Global Conference

San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in.

Note that you must log in with your individual member account.

Accredited Enneagram School (AES) accounts and Accredited Training Program (ATP) accounts are no longer supported.

Please log in with the individual sponsor account instead in order to make changes.

If you believe this is an error, try signing out and signing in again.