Question: Can You Unlearn Without Any New Words? Answer: Yes.
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Want to get started unlearning? A while back, I suggested it could be done in seven words. It's still solid advice but I have continued to unlearn myself and how believe it can be done without any new words.
Rather than explain, let me show you. Review the two examples below and notice how much powerful the second questions are than the first–even though no new words have been added or subtracted only rearranged).
Example 1 (Appropriate for teachers, parents and educators):
How intelligent are you?
How are you intelligent?
Example 2 (Appropriate for everyone):
Will I make a difference?
I will make a difference!