Notes Wednesday November 10

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Wednesday November 10, 2010 Earlier Revolution Shift in identity with the introduction of alphabet and writing o Changes relationships You don’t always have to be face to face with someone o Thoughts are more organized which leads to a different way of expressing yourself o People have a different comfort level when they have the ability to write things down and not share information face to face People are more comfortable writing things that cannot be said in polite company o Changes the way you look at yourself When writing a journal, allows you to think about your thoughts from a third person perspective Increases the ability to see the self as object Argument: in an oral culture people were living in a constant flow; a lot of mental energies were spent trying to remember things whereas in a literate culture, people have the ability to look back on their memories accurately o How you interact with others Able to write letters Now you don’t have to work as hard at maintaining memory
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course CMUN 175 taught by Professor Pollock during the Spring '11 term at Loyola Chicago.

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