Sound of Sanity

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Summary

Sound of Sanity is excited to talk about personality tests.

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Personality tests. Myers Briggs, Enneagram, which Harry Potter character are you. AND WHAT DOES IT SAY ABOUT YOU?  We've all taken 'em. Some of us for our jobs, some of us just for fun. But is there any method behind the madness? Or is there just madness behind the method? In this Very Special Episode of Sound of Sanity, our heroes do a deep dive into the history of personality tests, in particular the MBTI and the much-disputed Enneagram. Is it science? Is it voodoo? Should Christians give themselves to it? Listen to find out. Featuring the Hemanologians and Chip and Lance.

Research:
BBC article on personality tests.
Guardian article on personality tests. 
Forbes article on personality tests.
New Yorker article on personality tests.
Scientific American article on personality tests.
NPR on ... well, you get it.
The Enneagram Institute on the Enneagram. 
That creepy Christian Enneagram organization.
TGC on the Enneagram. 
Excellent Catholic article on Enneagram.
Catholics on the origins of the Enneagram.
And here's the Vatican on "New Age" philosophy.
The Kevin DeYoung article on Enneagram.
A really bad response to Kevin DeYoung's article.

Music: Dream culture, Floating cities, Lightless dawn, Cold sober, Gregorian chant, Thunderbird, Heart of Nowhere byKevin MacLeod (incompetech.com licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License.
Come out and Play by Darren Curtis.

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Every week on Sound of Sanity our heroes argue through a different topic from everyday life, reminding regular Bible-believing Christians that we're not the crazy ones, and having some fun along the way.