Remembrance of Things Past (R8)


How is it that mentally we hold on to some things (remembering thoughts, ideas, images, experiences) in life and not others? What is it that contributes to our holding some things close to our central being and not others? How is it that people we know hold on to some things (thoughts, ideas, experiences) that […]

The Art of Artful Vagueness (R8)


Reflections after Reading Certain Pages in JGBennett’s Talks on Beelzebub’s Tales (Samuel Weiser Inc 1993 (second printing, pages 60-65) ISBN 0-87728-680-9 In these pages, Bennett talks about what, in relation to Milton Erickson’s style, has in quite recent years come to be called ‘Artful Vagueness’. What Bennett says can be used more generally to assess […]