Re: Modes of transmission

From: Wade Smith (
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 20:29:20 GMT

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    On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 02:55 , Joe Dees wrote:

    > One comment to refute this: ASL (American Sign Language) is
    > communicated visually, verbal discourse is communicated
    > auditorily, and braille is communicated tactilely. All are
    > categorized under the communication mode, telling or saying.

    All also apparently reference to the language area of the brain.
    Is one communicating via something, or is one simply
    communicating, in the only way possible?

    Why are any of the modes of transmission anything more than
    sidebars to the discussion of communication?

    What is actually getting hit?

    - Wade

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