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Communication in Orality and the Advent of Writing

Communication Of Ideas In Oral Cultures, Written Communication Of Ideas, Literate And Illiterate Communication, Paper And Communication

The communication of ideas is not basically different from any other type of human communication. It is founded on the unique human skill of speech, a highly developed and formalized system of audio communication, which links with animal sounds and other forms of the communicative act but is infinitely more sophisticated. The jury is still out on the question of the genetic component in spoken language, but that need not affect this analysis of its consequences.

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