RE: To Stephen Springette from Edryce

Ton Maas (
Wed, 2 Sep 1998 15:36:47 +0200

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Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 15:36:47 +0200
From: Ton Maas <>
Subject: RE: To Stephen Springette from Edryce

>At 06:46 PM 9/1/98 -0600, Mark Mills wrote:

>Indeed, a term like "neuro-linguistic programming" may have simply sounded
>too impressive to die out commercially, regardless of what it even referred

That's odd. In my personal experience most laymen respond rather negatively
to the term, which (or so they report) has all the wrong connotations. The
few people I know who ended up taking courses and practicing NLP, told me
they had to overcome some "disgust" with the name. Therefore it has always
seemed to me NLP's success has been _despite_ its name rather than thanks
to it.


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