by Dwayne Phillips

The person who picks the adjectives has the power.

I heard an idea. Is it a good idea? Is it a bad idea?

The difference between “good” and “bad” is which adjective is attached to the noun. The person who chooses which adjective has the power. That person interpreted the idea in light of the current situation. That person put the idea in one corner or other of the room.

This falls into the Interpretation past of the Satir Model of Interaction (one description of this model is here.) Weinberg…