Assumptions about Communication/Cool Hand Luke
Salinas17 at AOL.COM
Mon Feb 26 02:08:20 UTC 2001
In a message dated 2/24/2001 11:34:19 PM, gvk at CIACCESS.COM writes:
<< In effect we can say that the Boss Man was successful in the transmision
message, and Luke was successful in receiving it. But overal
also includes intention-failed because Luke refused to accept its validity. >>
Going back to the definition of communication and the suggested element of
The Boss's "failure to communicate" could be seen as the failure of the
communication to have the intended effect.
The Boss was not after simple common understanding - we know that he
succeeded at that. However what he actually wanted was for Luke not to
attempt an escape. But Luke kept on attempting to escape. The Boss's
"communications" failed - did not achieve the actual effect he intended.
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