March 13, 2024




Sapir-Whorf-Korzybski Hypothesis, Gentle Influence & More

At a glance

Good Morning. Welcome to all the new readers of Faster Than Normal who have joined us since last week!

Here’s what we’ll cover today:

Mental Model: Sapir-Whorf-Korzybski Hypothesis.

Insight: Gentle Influence.

Quote: Author's Imprint.

Question: Peaceful Anchors.

Visual: United States Map of Elevation.


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| Mental Model

Sapir-Whorf-Korzybski Hypothesis

Also known as the Linguistic Relativity Hypothesis (LRH), refers to the idea that the language you speak will affect the way that you understand the world around you.

Different language patterns yield different patterns of thought.

| Insight

Small acts of kindness can create a ripple effect.

Challenge: Write down five simple acts of kindness you can perform in the next week. Reflect on how these acts might impact others and create a positive chain reaction.

Example: Paying for a stranger's coffee, leaving an encouraging note for a coworker, or helping a neighbor with their groceries.

| Quote

Virginia Woolf, an iconic author, on the significance of personal experiences:

"Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works."

| Question

In moments of stress or challenge, what thought or mantra brings you the most peace? How does this reflect your inner values and beliefs?

A Visual I Enjoyed

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