Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Where and When are Words? (Utube)

The Space and Time of Word Users

Erving Goffman, in his book Strategic Interaction, writes, "Of all the things of this world, information is the hardest to guard, because it can be stolen without removing it." Words are not simply in space and time; they are not things in our environments. They are environments that we, word users, always already find ourselves within.

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