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Unformatted text preview: uot; nothing to do with her values, which
includes her character attitudes, her religious
beliefs and her moral principles." Take one more step and say, "That is
wonderful. Now, tell me, do you remember
how you were hypnotized, what method was
used, what can you tell me?" They will tell
you whether it was someone who believes in
swinging a watch or using flashing lights or
just what the experience was, or you might
ask Now you have communicated and you
are into the process of re-education. "Have you ever been hypnotized?"
They reply, "No, I have never made an
effort to be hypnotized."
"Have you ever seen anyone
"Oh, yes. My friend was hypnotized on
the stage, and - .
Now you have some input. "What did
you think of all that?"
"I just could never understand how she
could get up there and sing a song. I know
her and she is quite shy. I could not figure
out if she was faking it or what."
This is an opportunity for re-education.
You say, "The reason she was able to sing
on stage, is that the critical factor of her
conscious mind was temporarily closed
down because she was in trance. The part of
her mind that says, "you are making a fool of
yourself, everyone is looking at you and you
should feel embarrassed," was silent.
Because she did not hear that voice within,
she was able to do something that is quite
within the natural capacity of any human
being, to sing a song or do a dance. It had They often reply, "Oh, I never thought
of it that way. I just thought they would tell
me that I would not normally do anything
under hypnosis that I would not normally do
and I would never normally get up in front
of a crowd and sing a song." When you ask, "Are you ready for me to
hypnotize you?" you can get a great deal of
information from their answer.
"Well, if you think you can?" or maybe,
"O.K, good luck." or "Yes, I hope so." and
sometimes they may say to you, "No - I'm
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