The environmental layer
As I mentioned in the Foreword, the structure of this book corresponds with the seven layers which make up all human beings. In this chapter I begin by introducing the first, outermost layer: the environmental layer. This is an important layer, since experience shows that most problems are projected onto this layer. I then explore three themes in greater detail: What does ‘selective perception’ mean? How do you define a problem on the environmental layer? What does selective perception mean in terms of how we communicate?
Imagine you’re in a café getting a drink from the bar. The barman is busy so ...