"One day, I won't have to worry about being single. One day, I'll be married." These
statements illustrate how symbols allow for:
a. arbitrary thought.
b. loaded language.
c. hypothetical thought.
d. symbolic organization.
e. symbolic evaluation.
As after taking cooking lessons, Thelma bakes a cake for her friend Louise's birthday.
When Louise sees the cake, she says, "Wow, that's so sweet. My mom always made a
special cake for my birthday, and she would decorate it so elaborately." Thelma replies,
"Well I'm sorry that I didn't decorate the cake extravagantly. I guess I still have a lot to
learn about cooking." Thelma's response illustrates
a. defensive listening.