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Enneagram Test

Zal took a test, and since I’m a compulsive test taker *g*, I had to do it too!

Enneagram Test: I’m a 5, closely followed by a 6 -

Seeking control over their lives, Fives seek to increase their competency by withdrawing into their minds to gain knowledge. Fives tend to live in the mental world of ideas rather than in the outside world. They are good at creating systems, but their need to be in control makes it difficult for them to work within systems. They tend to work better outside the system than within it. At their best, Fives understand things more deeply than other people and advance science and human knowledge by sharing their insights. Stephen Hawking is an excellent example of a Five at his best. Although wheelchair-bound and almost completely paralyzed, Hawking lives in his mind, exploring the secrets of the universe.
Primary Intelligence: Mental
Coping Style: Competency
Social Style: Withdrawn
Hierarchical Style: Control
This link says something that is also enlightening: "The Thinker tries to figure out life. The Thinker has a compulsive need to know and understand the universe, to be self-sufficient, to be left alone, and to avoid not having the answer or looking foolish."

Cool. I like new analyses of myself! Especially when they are fairly accurate *g*


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