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T28 - The Investigator (Type5)



We talk about Enneagram Type 5 - The Investigator; their strengths, weaknesses, and comparison to Bible characters. Enneagram Type 5 Fives are alert, insightful, and curious. They are able to concentrate and focus on developing complex ideas and skills. Independent, innovative, and inventive, they can also become preoccupied with their thoughts and imaginary constructs. They become detached, yet high-strung and intense. They typically have problems with eccentricity, nihilism, and isolation. At their Best: visionary pioneers, often ahead of their time, and able to see the world in an entirely new way. Basic Fear: Being useless, helpless, or incapable Basic Desire: To be capable and competent Key Motivations: Want to possess knowledge, to understand the environment, to have everything figured out as a way of defending the self from threats from the environment. Bible figure: Thomas Strengths You’re driven by logic and straight-thinking more than emotions and can tend to be distant and aloof when you’re