Die Stimme der Vernunft ist leise. My interest in the hybrid nature of modern man led me to Eugene McCarthy's website and lifework. Such is the nature of truth sometimes. Life will never be seen in the same way after reading this work.
The framers, writing at the end of WWII, wanted to discourage military coercion, even at the cost of increasing diplomatic and economic coercion. Sixty years ago, a telegraph message was simply a means of communication, benign and unassuming. If the action taken is the sole cause of the result, it is more likely to be viewed as a use of force; as the link between cause and effect attenuates, so does the military nature of the act.
If a state takes visible responsibility for any destructive act, it is more likely to be categorized as a traditional military operation; ambiguous responsibility militates for a non-military label.
Uncertainty reduction theory is based upon the assumption that the primary concern of strangers upon meeting is one of uncertainty reduction, or of increasing predictability of the behavior of both themselves and others in the interaction.
Subjects, 88 Korean students at Yonsei university and 62 native American English speakers at the University of Massachusetts, responded to a questionnaire in their own language designed to determine the kind of information they would exchange upon first meeting someone.
Results indicated little difference between the two types of culture with regard to interpersonal patterns in initial interactions. In both cultures, people exchanged background information more than sociability or personal interests and attitude and had a higher degree of certainty in their prediction of sociability than in their prediction of personal interests and attitude.
Seven tables of results and 10 references are appended. SKC Uncertainty Reduction Theoryinterpersonal communication lesson from University of Twente, NL Uncertainty reduction theory URT was initially presented as a series of axioms universal truths which do not require proof and theorems propositions assumed to be true which describe the relationships between uncertainty and several communication factors.
URT was developed to describe the interrelationships between seven important factors in any dyadic exchange:Why Historical Distance is not a Problem.
MARK BEVIR. History and Theory, Theme Issue 50 (December ), This essay argues that concerns about historical distance arose along with modernist historicism, and they disappear with postfoundationalism.
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