Unlearning LO24200

From: Richard Charles Holloway (learnshops@thresholds.com)
Date: 03/19/00

Replying to LO24196 --

I find that re-framing the context so that we experience something we
think we "know" in a different way helps to re-frame what we think. I'm
not so sure, then, that we purge ourselves of old ideas as much as we do
twist or expand our old ideas to make them new or different. There are
those very traumatic moments, though, when an entire belief system can be
replaced--but those seem to be much rarer than the incremental changes we

We can encourage incremental change through experiential
learning--something that is espoused by action learning and the concept of
the learning organization. I'm somewhat skeptical of wholesale
conversion, probably because my experience links it to negative reasons
and outcomes.



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