Cues to Hidden Resistance LO7504

anne r tylerds (
Sun, 19 May 1996 22:50:19 -0600 (MDT)

Replying to LO7434 --

I'd like to recommend Edward T. Hall's work, too, for analysis of
spatial, temporal, and cultural differences. Hidden messages are felt
thru the sieve of one's own and the other's cultures and so can be very
difficult to understand using only one culture's mechanisms.

Anne Tyler
Albuquerque NM

On Wed, 15 May 1996, Michael McMaster wrote:

> Ruth, I can recommend NLP as a highly developed set of linguistic
> listening distinctions if you are not already aware of them. One of
> the best books for this is an analysis of the work of Milton Erickson
> "Patterns I & II" by Grinder & Delozier.
> I caution against looking for "false" messages. I recommend an
> approach based in the complexity of human beings, our language and
> ourselves as total *and ambiguous* communication systems.
> The verbal and non-verbal often don't match and they are just
> co-existing messages. The whole "text" of a communication and the
> structure of it and the specific language (words) are often also
> giving different messages or different cuts at similar messages.
> I would rather respect the whole than take one "part" as being false
> and some other as being "true" or whatever.


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