“It is difficult to remove by logic an idea not placed there by logic in the first place.”
So here’s my take on this chapter on illogical logic: Paradigms prohibit personal growth; possibilities prioritise personal growth.
As a long-time sports coach I’m all too familiar with illogical thinking. Sometimes its coaching someone who thinks they are 10x better than they actually are; at other times its the need to build up a player (or teams) belief that they are competent and capable beyond their own perceptions. Working with teenage boys when ego’s are tender or over-inflated can be a delicate tight-rope!
Confronting deeply held beliefs, habitual feelings and attitude seldom works…
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