Conversations For Transformation: Essays Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard

Conversations For Transformation

Essays By Laurence Platt

Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard

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Questions For A Friend XIV III: Not Yet Titled

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This essay, Questions For A Friend XIV III: Not Yet Titled (working title), is the third in the fourteenth trilogy Questions For A Friend:
  1. This Context Of Privilege
  2. I'm Not Going To Let It Go
  3. Questions For A Friend XIV III: Not Yet Titled (working title)
in that order.
The first trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Prelude
  2. Ask Me Anything
  3. Coming Around Again
in that order.
The second trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Familiar Unfamiliar Territory
  2. Interview
  3. Straight Talk
in that order.
The third trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Dancing With My Mouth
  2. Cave Paintings
  3. Velvet Tsunami
in that order.
The fourth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Creating Creating
  2. Tell Me Something About Nothing
  3. Lucid Disclosures
in that order.
The fifth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Closer And Closer
  2. Tête À Tête
  3. Dancing With Life
in that order.
The sixth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. What Would I Ask You If I Could Ask You Anything?
  2. Wonderings About Nothing In Particular
  3. Tipping Point
in that order.
The seventh trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Beyond Breathing Underwater
  2. Bold Faced Truth
  3. What You Create For Yourself About Me
in that order.
The eighth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Once In A Lifetime
  2. Fireside Chat
  3. Whole And Complete
in that order.
The ninth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Questions For A Friend
  2. Nothing Else I'd Rather Be Doing
  3. Free To Be And Free To Act
in that order.
The tenth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Attracted To Dance
  2. I Told A Friend I Love You
  3. Terse Transformed Communication
in that order.
The eleventh trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. A Context Worth Playing In
  2. Tie The Brush To My Hand
  3. Unimaginably Terse
in that order.
The twelfth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. What Will I Do When You Die?
  2. Access
  3. The Newest Piece Of Work
in that order.
The thirteenth trilogy Questions For A Friend is:
  1. Worthy Of The Company
  2. Creating Them For Myself
  3. Standing With Masters
in that order.



Work in progress.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The First Question



"I love the way you relentlessly fine-tune our language. For example, in the beginning you said transformation is 'the space in which the event transformation occurs', then recently you told me transformation is 'getting to see as a possibility who you might be really'. So ... what is your definition of 'mastery' - today?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Second Question



"What is your definition of 'leadership' - today?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Third Question



"What is your definition of 'possibility' - today?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Fourth Question



"It occurs to me that the circuits of our brains which facilitate face-to-face conversations and adult interpersonal speaking and listening (the milieu of being human) are at risk of atrophying, given the onslaught of impersonal digital communication. Will tech impede humanity's rate of ansformation?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Fifth Question



"I often hear your work mis-characterized as 'self help'. That's another league entirely. What distinguishes your work from 'self help'?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Sixth Question



"Except for a few noteworthy exceptions which disprove the rule (the Ireland Initiative for one, your 'Putting Integrity into Finance - A Purely Positive Approach' paper for another), your work rarely overlaps political positions, an arena we all know could use it, especially today. Is this low profile by design?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Seventh Question



"When you finished sharing your experience of transformation on the Golden Gate Bridge with Bill Bartley, you said (quote unquote) 'I had reached the end. It was all over for Werner Erhard.'. What did you mean by 'It was all over for Werner Erhard.'?"

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Professor William Warren "Bill" Bartley III is the author of the only authorized biography ever written about Werner, titled Werner Erhard, The Transformation of a Man - The Founding of est.

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Eighth Question



"Transformation the experience, happens. Transformation the act, is spoken. How do I reconcile the two, given I have no control over the former, and total control over the latter?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Ninth Question



"What are you creating now? Beyond the Mastery Course and the integrity book, what new work are you bringing forth with your current projects?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.



The Tenth Question



"I've known you for forty one years. Nobody gets as much done as you with as much velocity as you in as little time as you. Nobody. How do you keep going without let up, without pause, without a break for decades?"

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QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III QUESTIONS FOR A FRIEND XIV III.

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Questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III questions for a friend XIV III.

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