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D) __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ e) __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ You have learned a lot here, haven't you? It's worth every penny, isn't It? You all agree, don't you? Language patterns are very powerful, don't you agree? 11. Lack of Referential Index (The use of a noun or pronoun to refer to a non specific group or category.

If you should not believe that, I would be surprised. When you begin to use presuppositions, then you will be a much better communicator. When could be a better time to begin extra practice than right now? Are you not already doing just that? If you are or if you are not, who is to say whether that is appropriate or not? I wonder if you are not already more proficient than you know you are? John Grinder always said we know much more than we think we know, you know. In fact he actually emphasized unconscious learning over conscious learning.

2) The use of presupposition is extremely powerful and the more that you practice their use the more success you will have in using them. Pick any other important themes from one or more areas in your life and create presuppositions using any of the twenty-nine presuppositions that will be useful in achieving what you and others want. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Speaking About Presuppositions Every sentence that you speak contains a noun and a verb, so, with each sentence you speak you actually presuppose that something exists (noun) in the past, present or future: you also presuppose that some action did or did not take place, is or is not taking place, or will or will not take place.

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