How Enneagram Habits Interact With Our Mind

The Enneagram is an ancient symbol with mysterious origins.  While there are many theories as to the exact origin, some scholars have traced the beginning back to a 4th century monk named Evagrius.  He described 9 states of the soul which were difficult and troublesome, which he called logismoi.  Another early writer named Maximos stated that the dynamics of the logismoi act out in a very specific way.  The first phase is “Assault,” where the logismoi attacks a person’s mind.  This is followed by four other stages in which a person is forced to confront and dialogue with the logismoi.

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