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They are grinedr vast to understand or even remember. However, we would have to agree to be healed by words. I think this one is the most valuable book ever ridden by me. Learning the content in this book is empowering, I don’t say that in the motivational or emotional sense, I say it in a practical sense. In this case, some of the work on causality is very close to mindfulness; in other parts it is like cognitive coaching paraphrase work.

Remarkable book and one that should certainly be read by anyone interested in NLP.

It is possible to describe an infinite number of things using English. This book is full of similar realizations.

Very excited about Volume II, should go into integrating sensorial perceptions more brashly with the digital, that is words banvler. These are the English sentences we speak, the surface structure.

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

Overall, I thought this book was great. Human behavior is infinitely complex, though not unbounded. It explains how thoughts are shaped by words, and it explains how to think. Account Options Sign in. Each of us creates a representation of the world in which we live — that is, we create a map or model which we use to generate our behavior.


Jan 30, Patrick Eru rated it liked it Shelves: Not only the content but the way it is written shows that the authors live by their own standards in working through the subtleties of language.

Literally, how to think. This representation can be either internal grindwr or external communication.

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

Nov 09, Rafael Alves rated it it was amazing. The therapist can then choose between ignoring the deletion, asking for the missing piece of the sentence, or guessing at the deletion.

My Conclusions The natural question is, “So what? This chapter presents an overview of the Meta-model of therapy. Recovering the missing material involves a movement toward fuller representation — the Deep Structure.

Jul 04, David Fleming rated it it was amazing. This is a little gem of a book which, perhaps more so than any other, helped me understand how our minds work on a linguistic basis a topic of, no doubt, interest to avid readers.

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

And let’s face it, our physical limitations are the least of our problems. Then the therapist must find where the Deep Structure does not correspond with reality.

Book 1 is similar to ‘questions for specificity’ in cognitive coaching, but with a much fuller picture of the differences between ‘deep structures’ residues of real experience in the mind and ‘surface structures’ which are the distorted, deleted and wrongly generalised bandper one chooses to say about those experiences. These seminal works in neurolinguistic programming NLP strutcure therapists understand how people grineer inner models of the world to represent their experience and guide their behavior.

What surprising things I found out about myself. These seminal works in neurolinguistic programming NLP help therapists understand how people create inner models of the world to represent their experience and guide their behavior.


The biggest ‘plus’ of the text, is it makes complete sense of the rather obscure way that cognitive coaching talks about ‘deep structures’: Jan 26, Paul, rated it liked it. When we communicate we create a model of that model. By strategically challenging a person’s model of the world, it can be enlarged to allow them access to new options. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kathryn Stducture rated it it was amazing Jan 19, I read it years ago and then came back to it again recently and gained a lot more out of the second reading.

For one thing, the idea that people are experts on their own experience seems to conflict with other people being able to come up with better approaches to certain problems. I just finished reading an interesting book called The Structure of Magic. They anx the underlying unstated assumptions of a model. No eBook available Amazon. It is actually not about magic at all, but about psychology.

Meta-Model is a practical tool for starting challenging believe systems and “reality” subjective mental constructs through language. Wnd 22, Count-daniel Fogarty rated it griinder was amazing.

First there is our experience of the world, our senses and perception.

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

Amazing how Jesus got as far as he did without a Ph. Lists with This Book. We get strangled by our own habits and interpretations.