The Four Agreements Setting & Symbolism

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The Dream of the Planet

Long ago, society created the “dream of the planet.” This dream contains the values, beliefs and behavior that are acceptable to society. People are compelled to agree with the tenets of the big dream resulting in a loss of freedom and personal identity.

The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements that can free man from the limitations of society’s big dream are: be impeccable with your word; don’t take things personally; don’t make presumptions; and, always do your best.

The Judge

Each individual has a harsh Judge within him who punishes the individual who strays from the requirements of the big dream. The Judge sentences the individual to guilt, shame and blame.

The Victim

While the Judge inflicts punishment, the Victim within us accepts his sentence. He has not adhered to the beliefs and values of the big dream and therefore...

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