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Model G

This article page describes Model G, the SHS Model invented by Dr. Victor Gulenko.

Model G is a Socionics model coined by Victor Gulenko and represented by the Socionics Humanitarian School.

Model G describes the qualitative transformation of energy within a sociotype in the process of interaction with the surrounding reality. Model G does not cancel Model A, but supplements it to a single model of energy-informational metabolism (IME).[1]


  • Social mission block
    • Leading (1): Energo-Maximum, Externality, Stable.
    • Creative (2): Energo-Optimum, Externality, Unstable.
  • Social adaptation block
    • Role-playing (3): Energo-Minimum, Externality, Stable.
    • Launching (4): Energo-Pessimum, Externality, Unstable.
  • Creative self-realization block
    • Demonstrative (5): Energo-Maximum, Internality, Unstable.
    • Manipulative (6): Energo-Optimum, Internality, Stable.
  • Inflation block
    • Braking (7): Energo-Minimum, Internality, Unstable.
    • Controlling (8): Energo-Pessimum, Internality, Stable.

Energy dimensions

Energy dimensions are based on the vertical blocks in Model G (Energo-Maximum, Energo-Optimum, Energo-Minimum, Energo-Pessimum), combined with Externalities having advantages over internalities. The sequence of operation of functions in the circuit according to model G is as follows: start-up function (4th position) - program/management function (1st position) - implementation function (2nd position) - role function (3rd position). It turns out that the functions occupying positions 4 and 1 are small, that is, simple in structure. Multidimensional, or complex functions - those that take positions 2 and 3.

As an analogy to the informational dimension, you can use the example of printed information. Line (one-dimensionality) - page (two-dimensionality) - book (three-dimensionality) - library (four-dimensionality). In other words, the third function for normal manifestation should take into account information from the previous three functions.

For the Internalities Ring, the information complexity can be lower or higher than the Externalities.

In as much as the information in the internalities arises from our own vital needs within our psychic ecosystem, they are simpler than externalities because they are merely their sustenance. The internalities are simpler and more primitive at root than the externalities, because vital needs are less complex than the social needs which are served by the externalities.

The information enters into the internalities through the externalities above. This information then needs to be adapted to psychic ecosystem and needs of the individual person, which is a process of increasing the complexity of the information by putting a personal spin on it; the internalities add complexity to information entered into them from the social matrix outside.

Distribution of energy

  • Energy-Maximum: Leading (1) and Demonstrative (5)
  • Energy-Optimal: Creative (2) and Manipulative (6)
  • Energy-Minimum: Role-playing (3) and Braking (7)
  • Energy-Pessimum: Launching (4) and Controlling (8)

Social Mission

A type's social mission is written as a formula of two Socionics functions – the Leading (1) and the Creative (2) functions.[2]

The Leading function is what a person mainly contributes to society. It governs the psyche and is in charge of the goal-setting that humans are known for. It is a sort of saviour that the Creative function helps to support in order to keep the Governing function in check so that it doesn't become tyrannical in the psyche by also implementing the goal that the Leading function has in mind.

Our Leading function is selfish that has a potential to do a lot of harm to us and others if not channeled properly into what the society needs through our Creative (2) functions. What makes it tricky is that our Creative function is inherently unvalued to us. We need to force ourselves to serve the society by consciously acting on our Creative function. Society does not need dramatics (Fe-), it needs inspiration (Fe- into Ne+). Society does not need fearmongering (Ni-); it needs structures that react and change with the uncertain times (Ni- into Ti+). Society does not need cold logic (Ti+), it needs logically comfortable environments with minimum discomfort (Ti+ into Si-), etc.[3References

Social Adaption

The Social-Adaption block is a means for types to adapt into society in a non-energetic manner. This adaption brings a sense of stability to the person so that the Social Mission doesn't completely domineer the psyche. It opens the Social Mission to adapting with society to ensure that it blends in through the Roleplaying element. The element that gives the Leading element a new perspective is the Launcher element, which needs training-wheels to be used, but it is used neurotically in nature since it is learning to adapt to society.

[1] Victor Gulenko (2017), Energy Model G in Humanitarian socionics

[2] School of Humanitarian Socionics (2018), Social mission. Alpha quadra sociotypes

[3] u/Radigand (2021), Social Mission - A Closer Look

[4] Varlawend Blogspot (2019). Thoughts on Model G Dimensions.

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