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Wednesday 18 April, 02007

tekau days to go

by Matthew Bartlett @ 10:15 am

Faking it, like the Monkees or Neil Young [via Daniel S]

[via WorldChanging]

“The Failure of Syntax”, from Friedman’s Fables, Edwin H. Friedman:

The colossal misunderstanding of our time is the assumption that insight will work with people who are unmotivated to change. Communication does not depend on syntax or eloquence or rhetoric or articulation, but on the emotional context in which the message is being heard. People can only hear you when they are moving toward you, and they are not likely to when your words are pursuing them. Even the choicest words lose their power when they are used to overpower. Attitudes are the real figures of speech.

8 responses to “tekau days to go”

  1. Anonymous says:

    + about 270 days (gestation)

  2. anabelletory says:

    Hi, I’d like to come to your party do, Matthew.

  3. Richard D. Bartlett says:

    Can I come?

  4. Bel says:

    Día de los Muertos! aye aye aye!!

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