This lesson on the History of Health Misinformation provides evidence that Health Misinformation has been with us from our beginning.
This lesson is on the History of Rhetoric. It’s intended to help provide an understanding of the past so we can better predict the future.
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Updated March 1, 2023 – A Lesson on the Watzlawick, Bavelas, and Jackson book – The Pragmatics of Human Communication. Adds new thinking about Information and Cognitive Science to this seminal and highly influential work.
The colophon, at the inner end, reads: Reverently [caused to be] made for universal free distribution by Wang Jie on behalf of his two parents on the 13th of the 4th moon of the 9th year of Xiantong [i.e. 11th May, CE 868 ]. / Public domain Summary Description...
Learning about the History of the Printing Press is important because it can help us predict what is going to happen with the Internet. They are similar in that they both created more information by orders of magnitude.
HarpersMagazine-The Origins of Speech
This lesson on the History of Writing is intended to help the community establish a baseline understanding of the communication forces that influence our personal understanding of the world around us. By better understanding the history writing, we can better understand the natural laws that influence our decision-making today.
The impacts of the Printing Press are the Reformation and the Age of Enlightenment. In the essay below, Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, presents a thoughtful and I think very important conclusion. As she puts it: The impact of printing, experienced first by literate groups...
The problem for anyone that locks their world view into the 1st century bible is we live in a 21st century digital age. It is very hard to copy the Torah, it is less hard to copy the Bible, and infinitely easy to copy 21st century digital bits. The fact that we can...