Re: To Stephen Springette from Edryce

Robert G. Grimes (
Tue, 01 Sep 1998 20:21:11 -0400

Date: Tue, 01 Sep 1998 20:21:11 -0400
From: "Robert G. Grimes" <>
Subject: Re: To Stephen Springette from Edryce

Mark Mills wrote:
On the surface, NLP relates to brain function and thus meme reproduction.

> It certainly has limited academic standing, but like hypnosis, seems to
> be here to stay (at least as an economic activity).
> I suppose it is dangerous to devote time to such 'immoral' activities in
> our new science, but how can one study cultural replication without
> distancing our 'observations' from our personal value systems?

You remind me of years back when I used to lecture on hypnosis. The first or
second question was always from some wise guy who wanted to know if one could
use hypnosis to seduce ladies.

My reply was always, "Only if you want to take the long path around the block.
Why would one want to go to all of that trouble when the ordinary way is faster
and more satisfactory?" That usually kept further remarks of that nature to a


P.S. I fully agree with your appraisal of NLP... Add it to TT, TFT, EMDRT, et

Bob Grimes Jacksonville, Florida

Man is not in control, but the man who knows he is not in control is more in control...

Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore....."

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