RE: Modes of transmission

From: Lawrence DeBivort (
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 21:07:53 GMT

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    Hi, Joe -- I'm not sure what you are 'refuting.' Are you saying that the
    categories you are proposing on don't have sensory and brain-functional

    > >In designing memes, we specify the means of transmission to be
    > used, and, as
    > >a subset of this, which sensory channel(s) will be used. These correspond
    > >generally to your four categories, Joe: auditory-tonal, auditory-digital
    > >(e.g. words, phrases), visual, kinesthetic (touch/emotional feeling),
    > >gustatory (taste), and olefactory (smell).
    > >
    > >If the content of the meme is demonstrated (your 'show'?), several of the
    > >sensory channels can be involved.
    > >
    > >Lawrence
    > >
    > 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.

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