one of my favorite posts i have read while studying the enneagram was this one from an enneagram institute forum:
as a very visual person, the "can we picture" game makes perfect sense to me. not that we can always rely on it to type accurately, but it seems like a fun game.Originally Posted by Crooner Posted - 21 Oct 2005 : 5:26:42 PM
i was thinking of trying to make a little association chain like Crooner's. feel free to play with / critique
can we picture the 1 taking a nap on the couch at the end of the day?
or do we picture them going to the nighttime PTA meeting?
can we picture the 2 at a library desk?
or do we picture them at a karaoke party?
can we picture the 3 in front of a huge crowd?
or do we picture them in a fancy private office?
can we picture the 4 up on stage?
or do we picture them absorbed in their mind?
can we picture the 5 romantically idealizing themself alone in their bedroom?
or do we picture them joining a nerd club?
can we see the 6 going home and studying theoretical tactics?
or do we picture them going out to a bar with the guys?
can we see the 7 hanging out with our parents?
or do we picture them at a nightclub?
can we see the 8 ordering room service and a hooker?
or do we picture them self-reflecting in the wilderness?
(and of course - with credit to Crooner)
can we picture the 9 surrounded by playboy bunnies?
or do we picture them teaching sunday school?