'Everything we do depends for its quality on the thinking we do first.'
'The quality of your attention determines the quality of other people's thinking.'
'Thinking for yourself is still a radical act.'
She says 'We think we listen, but we don't. We finish each other's sentences, we interrupt each other, we moan together, we fill in the pauses with our own stories, we look at our watched, we sigh, we frown, tap our finger, read the newspaper, or walk away.'
I was shocked to realise how often I do these things! And moved by this book to try to do them less often.
A Thinking Environment is a persuasive concept and the book a worthwhile read.
Thank you Lucy for that lovely image, and Julia for the kind comments (comments 19 and 18 December)