Jan 31st notes - Axioms of Communication 1. You can not NOT...

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Axioms of Communication 1. You can not NOT Communicate (Cx) 2. All Messages have impact on the content and relational levels a. Mom re-arranges your apartment i. Relational level of independence 3. Sequences are punctuated for processing a. Arbitrary assignments of beginnings and endings -Beavin and Jackson 4. Digital/Analogic codes a. Digital is completely arbitrary i. Verbal b. Analogic – more like the things itself i. Non-verbal ii. Can tell from the eyes or the way their standing etc Double-Bind – two messages at same time decide which one you believe Flipping thru phone bill come to page “This page intentionally left blank” Page isn’t blank because there is writing on it. Do you believe your eyes (Digital) or thing itself (analogic) ? “I really, really love you” “Yaaa, I love you too” Believe what they say or the eye roll and the inclination? Words v. action and body language when you say the words More often than not if it reoccurs then you would believe the body language
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