Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id WAA26948 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Wed, 16 Jan 2002 22:00:40 GMT Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 13:56:03 -0800 Message-Id: <200201162156.g0GLu3N18999@mail18.bigmailbox.com> Content-Type: text/plain Content-Disposition: inline Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary X-Mailer: MIME-tools 4.104 (Entity 4.116) X-Originating-Ip: [184.108.40.206] From: "Joe Dees" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: RE: Modes of transmission Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com('binary' encoding is not supported, stored as-is)
> "Lawrence DeBivort" <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> RE: Modes of transmissionDate: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 16:07:53 -0500
>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.
>> 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.
I am refuting the fallacious notion that methods of transmission correspond to, and can be mapped onto, modes of perception in a one-to-one manner.
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