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polystyle desu
03-06-2008, 07:11 PM
What goes on in the soft machine ... becoming a bit clearer ;)
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/03/health/research/03sarc.html

Agent Nucleus
13-06-2008, 09:46 AM
“You would think that because they lose language, they would pay close attention to the paralinguistic elements of the communication,” Dr. Rankin said.

I wouldn't think that at all. The paralinguistic shit is the bedrock of the Symbolic. It produces it. Wasn't that Deleuze's whole point? The virtual precedes the actual?

noel emits
13-06-2008, 10:26 AM
Yeah right.