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Towards a general typology of relationships (between people, concepts, etc)

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The very tentative typology below is distributed across two tables. The second is concerned with physical and emotional relations. The first is concerned with mental and spiritual relations. These are denoted by the left-hand columns. For each of kind of relationships, a distinction is made between the senses and their correspondence to the (Jungian) psychological functions: touch (sensation),  smell/taste, hearing, and vision. These are denoted by the right-hand columns. In each case, 8 forms of relationship are distinguished. So for each table there are 64 distinct relationships. To get a sense of how there might differ, the 64 hexagrams of the I Ching have been mapped onto that framework using the traditional house-organization. Clicking on the link in any given cell, will take you to the hexagram index and to a choice of relevant commentaries. Further comments below.
 

          Education 
Religion
Government Security 
Military 
Marketing
   
Spiritual   
(Intuition / 
Insight)
Possession in great measure 
[14]
Army 
[7]
Development 
[53]
Following 
[17]
Work on what has been spoiled 
[18]
Fellowship with men 
[13]
Holding together 
[8]
Marrying maiden 
[54]
Vision
Progress 
[35]
Darkening of the light 
[36]
Inner truth 
[61]
Preponderance of the great 
[28]
Corners of the mouth 
[27]
Conflict 
[6]
Waiting 
[5]
Preponderance of the small 
[62]
Hearing
Splitting apart 
[23]
Abundance 
[55]
Treading 
[10]
Well 
[48]
Biting through 
[21]
Dispersion 
[59]
Break- 
through 
[43]
Modesty 
[15]
Smell/Taste
Contemplation 
[20]
Revolution 
[49]
Opposition 
[38]
Pushing upward 
[46]
Innocence 
[25]
Youthful folly 
[4]
Power of the great 
[34]
Obstruction 
[39]
Touch
Mentation  
(Vision)   
 
Standstill 
[12]
After completion 
[63]
Decrease 
[41]
Duration 
[32]
Increase 
[42]
Before completion 
[64]
Peace 
[11]
Influence 
[31]
Vision
Retreat 
[33]
Difficulty at the beginning 
[3]
Taming power of the great 
[26]
Deliverance 
[40]
Family 
[37]
Caldron 
[50]
Approach 
[19]
Gathering together 
[45]
Hearing
Coming to meet 
[44]
Limitation 
[60]
Grace 
[22]
Enthusiasm 
[16]
Taming power of the small 
[9]
Wanderer 
[56]
Return 
[24]
Oppression 
[47]
Smell/Taste
Creative 
[1]
Abysmal 
[29]
Keeping still 
[52]
Arousing 
[51]
Gentle 
[57]
Clinging 
[30]
Receptive 
[2]
Joyous 
[58]
Touch
Attraction   
Pull   
Grab   
Constrain
Pierce Gulp Squash   
Squeeze   
Smother  
Embrace
Lift  
Raise  
Enhance
Suppress  
Repress
Repel  
Hit  
Push  
 
Stroke
 
          Education 
Religion
Government Security 
Military 
Marketing
   
Emotion   
(Smell/Taste)
Possession in great measure 
[14]
Army 
[7]
Development 
[53]
Following 
[17]
Work on what has been spoiled 
[18]
Fellowship with men 
[13]
Holding together 
[8]
Marrying maiden 
[54]
Vision
Progress 
[35]
Darkening of the light 
[36]
Inner truth 
[61]
Preponderance of the great 
[28]
Corners of the mouth 
[27]
Conflict 
[6]
Waiting 
[5]
Preponderance of the small 
[62]
Hearing
Splitting apart 
[23]
Abundance 
[55]
Treading 
[10]
Well 
[48]
Biting through 
[21]
Dispersion 
[59]
Break- 
through 
[43]
Modesty 
[15]
Smell/Taste
Contemplation 
[20]
Revolution 
[49]
Opposition 
[38]
Pushing upward 
[46]
Innocence 
[25]
Youthful folly 
[4]
Power of the great 
[34]
Obstruction 
[39]
Touch
Physical (Touch)  Standstill 
[