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Transformational grammar can teach us to identify things that are missing from the surface structure. The Structure of Language Language is a tool with one purpose: Not the best writing style Extremely interesting and informative.

Jan 30, Patrick Eru rated it liked it Shelves: The downside is that it’s basically a textbook writing for pyschologists. Jan 12, Manglio Reyes rated it liked it. And let’s face it, our physical limitations are the least of our problems. Open Preview See a Problem? Mar 22, Jose rated it it was amazing. The Deep Structure, on the other hand, is the full linguistic representation of what the speaker wants to communicate.

The Structure of Magic The one commonality of all successful therapy is that the patient changes in some way. In particular, Transformational Grammar as developed by Noam Chomsky in the s, has shown that infinitely complex entities can be governed by a finite set of rules. The only real way to change a person’s behavior is to change their model of reality. Jan 17, JD rated it it was amazing.


The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy v. 1 : John Grinder :

His parables and his mxgic were designed to kick the legs out from under the disciples’ model of reality, so that he could reshape and expand that model to match God’s reality. Our model is limited by our physical ability to perceive neurological constraintsour social background cultural constraintsand by our life experiences experiential constraints.

Generalization, Deletion, bandller Distortion. That is one of the reasons why Jesus was such a powerful influence on his disciples. Mistakenly I thought the authors charismatic personality would add some flair to the content. We are also conditioned by culture to accept certain things, and our own life experiences condition us ginder more strongly.

Meta-Model is a practical tool for starting challenging believe systems and “reality” subjective mental constructs through language. First, the therapist must work from the Surface Structure to the Deep Structure.

We always have a limited picture. For example, Bob made me angry.

Thus, the first step in acquiring this set of tools is to learn to identify the fact that linguistic deletion has occurred. Oct 07, Stuart Macalpine rated it really liked it Shelves: Negatively, I think that they labored under the burden of Transformation Grammar far longer than was helpful.

Learning the content in this book is empowering, I don’t say tha This book is amazing! Like strutcure and our representation of experience in ‘deep structure’, many of the ideas have gone through a little struchure much generalization, distortion, and deletion: I think this one is the most valuable book ever ridden by me.


Trivia Badler The Structure of The basic idea is that by mediative questioning about what has been ‘left out’, the client can more fully engage with the original experience, rather than their simplification of it, and therefore can have more options about how to respond. The Structure of Magic I: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy v. 1

He lives in Scotts Valley, California. Grinedr book elucidates the nature of human reality, the only reality that humanity knows. It is an attempt to find the common elements in language-based therapy, a meta-model as they call it, in order to advance the state of the field of therapy as a whole.

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The Structure of Magic I: A Book about Language and Therapy

Now The Structure of Magic specifically applies to the explicit grammatic structure of a person’s understanding of the world, it focuses strcture the ‘well formed in therapy’. So, no one sees reality as it really is.

Account Options Sign in. Want to Read Currently Structurr Read. This book contains some eye-opening insights into the relationship between models and reality. Lists with This Book.