What’s Wrong with the Enneagram

I’m fond of making fun of pop psychology. Mostly, it’s in good fun, and I respect the friends I have who find value in it. However, I’m also a fan of having justified beliefs about things, preferably based on good evidence. This is a bar that typically proves too high for pop psychology to meet. That’s the case with the Enneagram, which is the latest in a line of “personality inventories” or “typologies” to make the rounds amongst a…