Forms of cognition – by Gulenko

Gulenko is one of the more controversial socionists, and has created plenty of models that are more or less used in wider socionics. One model that he has created is the “forms of cognition”. It’s based around the so called supervision rings. Supervision is an intertype relationship, and the supervision ring is the four types that are …

ENTJ, the LIE: how type descriptions influence perception

The LIE has a clear, archetypal picture, regardless of if it’s viewed through MBTI or Socionics. Both of those holds some truth to what being an LIE actually is about, but both have big issues. Much of this comes down to the expected enneagram they attribute to the type, which in itself is problematic. MBTI …

SEE – winning through accident

A young boy was once found by a great warrior and philosopher of his time, in truth one of the greatest. The man saw great promise in the young man, great strength, passion and perseverance. But he saw more than mere strength. He saw a boy with the potential to do what he himself or …

Individuation

Individuation is the process of making what’s unconscious conscious, to improve as a person by accepting and including the unconscious and repressed elements of our personality. Encouragement on this process however, is not as common as it should be.  Looking around online at type, the advice is almost always to focus on your strength, and …

LII – creating systems, one after another

For the LII, being democratic types, and valuing Ne and Fe, just as with all alpha types, free information is among their most sacred ideas. Together with being an NT, information is what makes up the center of this type. rather than just being the means to a greater end. It’s not just that information …