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Scientific Mysticism

“The binarism of the comparison transcends the question” (Biakolo, 1999, p. 42). Has the discussion that pits orality and literacy as two distinct orders of communication transcended the question of communication in a more fundamental form?  Although Biakolo focuses primarily … Continue reading

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The Balance Between Ways of Communicating

Biakolo argues convincingly in his paper “On the Theoretical Foundations of Orality and Literacy,” (1999), that Ong (1982), and others were less than fair in using Plato as their measuring stick for those in a literate Greek culture. He does this … Continue reading

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