The shape above is called the enneagram. Without the numbers is it an enneagram. With them, it has many practical, mystical, and spiritual applications.
In one of its most useful applications, the enneagram accurately reflects human personalities. There are nine types corresponding to the nine numbered points. Important relationships are modeled by the lines, and there are many interesting symmetries.
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I am Nick Turner, CET, Certified to teach the enneagram by Don Riso in 1992. The enneagram changed my life by showing me for the first time what it might be like to be somebody else. Now I gladly share it with the world as an important part of my life work.
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