--- John Hooker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Fióna
> I agree completely. It is best not to use
> generalizations at all. That is
> why I like the expert system approach.
I finally finished reading the article you suggested
in response to my query regarding how one defines
It made my head hurt. And I had to read it twice. :-)
I understand the idea of breaking things down to its
smallest common denominator for classification
purposes and categorizing from the smallest common
denominator forward to divergence.
So, I can say I understand the concept of cultural
But largely what I got out of the article was using
cultural frames as a means of deculturization moving
towards a global economy and global culture, which to
me seems like a means of doing away with unique
cultures and turning the world into a great bowl of
At the same time, I can see how CF could be used as a
classification system, useful in the type of studies
and work that you yourself are engaged in.
Did I miss something? Am I missing the point?
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