Training Dragons... The Dragon Archetype as the Contradictions, Paradoxes and Dialectics of Organizations. A Study in NLP


  • Gabriel Remus Suciu Independent Researcher, Brasov, Romania



Archetype, dragon archetype, NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), paradoxes, binds, nested levels, assumptions


This article presents the archetype of the dragon as well as the realities it refers to – the contradictions, paradoxes and dialects lurking in any organization. And the NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) studies could fit in this complex model. More specifically, their elements – namely: i) the paradoxes, ii) the binds, and iii) the nested levels could exemplify the dynamics of the dragon archetype. Near the end of the article, the author proposed other solutions based on assumptions (instead of the nested levels): these proposed solutions are rather advices and guesses than hard and scientific facts. For who can guarantees that science is the final answer to life and eternity?

Author Biography

Gabriel Remus Suciu, Independent Researcher, Brasov, Romania

Independent Researcher, Brasov, Romania


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How to Cite

Suciu, G. R. (2020). Training Dragons. The Dragon Archetype as the Contradictions, Paradoxes and Dialectics of Organizations. A Study in NLP. Journal of Mediation & Social Welfare, 1(1), 1-21.