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Samenvatting

Waar brengt ons dit alles? Aan het begin van dit betoog stond een olifant centraal. Ik wil dit inhoudelijke deel ook graag afsluiten met een verhaal over een olifant.

As my friend was passing the elephants, he

lieve the rope can still hold them, so they nev-

suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that

er try to break free.’ My friend was amazed.

these huge creatures were being held by only

These animals could at any time break free

a rope tied to their legs. It was obvious that

from their bonds but because they believed

the elephants could, at anytime, break away

they couldn’t, they were stuck right where

from the ropes they were tied to but for some

they were. The powerful and gigantic creature

reason, they did not. My friend saw a trainer

has limited its present abilities by the limita-

nearby and asked why these beautiful, mag-

tion of its past.

nificent animals just stood there and made no

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attempt to get away.

Like the elephants, how many of us go

‘Well’, he said, ‘when they are very young and

through life holding on to a belief that we can-

much smaller we use the same size rope to

not do something, simply because we failed

tie them and at that age, it’s enough to hold

at it once before? How many of us refuse to

them. As they grow up, they are conditioned

attempt something new and challenging be-

to believe they cannot break away. They be-

cause of our so called MINDSET?

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