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CI Final Four Cultural Conversations US - Self Individuals cast as one with own thoughts, feelings etc Disclosure of factual information related to self Generally expressive Finnish - Silence Silent occasions are created together Conveys respect Preference for reserved attitude about talk Deference to nonverbal communication Talk is unnatural, silence is natural Talk should be about important things, the unobvious Talk should be uncontentious Russian - Soul Talk Recognized form of talk Deeper than normal Done with intimates (usually) Deeply felt and morally charged ideas Union of souls Positions "person" in a unique way Blackfeet - Spirit Becoming attuned to spiritual dimension "Spiritual Listening" - especially in certain places Listening to things without mouths Essential features of swearing Refers to taboo, stigmatized concepts, things sex acts, body part/functions, sacrileges
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CI 101 taught by Professor Fairley during the Fall '07 term at Austin College.

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