# In Faster EFT, why do we ask "How do you know" and not "Why"?

 Hi All, I have bee using Faster EFT for some time now and it works very well. I had a question though. Robert G Smith always advises to used the following as the fundamental question i.e "How do you know you have a problem?" I understand that this brings to the forefront, the memories of the supporting evidences for a certain belief to exist. However why is "Why" not such a good question? Also could it be that we first ask "why do we have this problem" and once we have come up with a few answers to that, we further break those down into "How do you know?" for each one. Would this be a better approach or the one advised by Robert G Smith - "As is"? Thanks everyone for your contributions :) asked 28 Dec '11, 11:00 Sourabh 2.1k●4●51 Kathleen Kelly ♦♦ (suspended)

 1 This reminds me of my Avatar teaching I learned. It did a similar question to the "How do you know you have a problem?" question. Avatar's says "What would someone have to believe to experience that?" It digs and digs until the problem is revealed as just a belief that has nothing to back it up because the core circle is found "I believe this because of that and I believe that because of this." It is a hopeless circle that the only way out it to see it only exist because you believe it does and feel you deserve it. In other words "It is there because I know it is, and I know it is there because it is there." Once we reach this point where we are at a "Because I say so" point we know it is nothing and can release it. It is really amazing how the English language if we change one word it opens up entire different thought process. Here is an example: "Why does this car work?" You might say it is in good shape it has has everything is in working condition. Now ask "How does this car work?" Now you can say there are gears with a drive shaft the turn the wheels. These gears are powered by pistons moving up and down, this up and down motion is connected to a bar that is shaped similar to an s a piston is connected to each curve so that when the one side is down the other side is up. Gasoline is fed into the chambers that shoot the pistons down through tinny explosions caused by the spark plugs setting the gas on fire in a timed sequence. The explosions propel the pistons down which turns the S shaped bar that it connected to the wheels that make the car move. You can get very detailed with "how" compared to "why." Why has a tendency to go into self pity and blame where as how makes you think of causes like a detective digging for answers and clues. answered 01 Jan '12, 10:22 Wade Casaldi 36.1k●2●14●83
 1 In EFT and FasterEFT the idea is to tune in to the negative vibration and tap on the points to change the vibration. The vibration that is bothering you is the one that you acheive now, so you only need to look to the recent past or current situation to tune in to the vibration now. By answering how you know you have a problem, it brings up the current problems tuning you in to the vibration that you want to tap out. If you go back and answer why you have a problem, you will get results, but it will take more work. It's like if you have the math problem 1+1+1+1=4 and the numbers are our issues. You can go back and work on each 1 and get them resolved individually. You might find that after tapping on two or three, all four get knocked down, or you might have to do all four. Or you can work work on the 4 and take out all four at one time. answered 03 Jan '12, 09:23 Fairy Princess (suspended)

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