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Unformatted text preview: moda Maryam Oda Peters’ and Guignon’s theories relate because they both focus on defining the reality of the communication process. Peters focuses on the communication process with others, and Guignon focuses on the communication process with the self. Peters believes that we speak of communication, as a “utopia where nothing is misunderstood,” (Peters, 2). This description of communication he declares as telepathy; where information goes directly from one person’s mind, to another’s. Peters explains that we can never communicate in this way because of our own private experiences, and pre-dispositions that would make it impossible for complete sharing of ones ideas to another. This realization can lead to solipsism; the belief that one can only truly understand themselves, resulting in them giving up on communicating with others. With the authenticity theory, Guignon believes that the whole purpose of life is finding the true self, cultivating and embracing it, and then displaying it so that the world can see the real...
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- Fall '11
- Peters, moda Maryam Oda