Heart of Conflict

Heart of Conflict
Rapport Issue


Publication Date

March 28th 2016


Grant Soosalu

As we know from NLP, there’s no such thing as conflict! Read that again… There’s no such ‘thing’ as conflict. You see, the word ‘conflict’ is a Nominalisation – a verb disguised as a noun. Now, nouns are words for ‘things’, and verbs are words for ‘processes’, and so conflict is a verb (a doing word) that is being expressed as a noun (a thing), it’s a process that is being languaged and masqueraded as if it’s a thing. However, as we humorously say in NLP, you can’t purchase a ‘conflict’ at the supermarket, you can’t put it into...


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