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A topic by Tony Ennis
  • *In Progress
  • EDT is "A full spectrum theory of vertical growth and meaning making." it models how self-identity evolves over time.
    • Based on sentence completion tests from 1980 to 2000.
  • Ego Transcendence is one thing (which very few people get to), but before then the ego can also mature over time.
  • The ego is what makes sense of the world. Changes in it change how the world is viewed.
  • Pre-conventional
    • Symbiotic
    • Babies
    • Impulsive
    • Other people seen as objects.
    • Views world in black and white
    • Opportunist
    • "What you might call 'uncivilized'"
    • Not capable of insight into self or others minds
    • Everything is zero sum
    • No planning - all short term. "Flying by the seats of their pants". Little consideration to consequences.
    • Sense of 2 selves - my real self and the one I put out into the world.
    • Rules recognised but not respected.
    • Self respect is whether you can controls others.
    • Others always to blame.
    • Actions only bad if caught. No shame or guilt.
  • Conventional
  • Post-conventional
about 2 months ago