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As I have pointed out many times (and which has been rightly tossed back at me), the failure of a message to be understood is always the fault of the sender.

I see it a bit differently. I see all communication as an attempt to transfer something (ideas/emotions/state of mind) between two (or more) persons. If it fails it is to the loss of all who tried.

That anything can be communicated - cross lots of cultural borders - in this plain text form is quite strange and demands (in my experience) much assuming of good faith to succeed.

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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Jan 2nd, 2008 at 09:58:24 AM EST
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