Only the receptor saves the communication

  • Vinícius Romanini Escola de Comunicações e Artes
Keywords: Communication – social aspects, Communication in the politics, globalization


Th e book shows how the apparent triumph of communication in the modern societies has become a factor for its own weakness. While the functional dimension of communication has quickly fl ourished in the last 50 years, its normative dimension, responsible for the social bounds and the creation of a common project for the democratic societies, has been kept atrophied. To equilibrate both dimensions, avoiding that incommunication leads to the breakdown of democracy, we need to turn our attention to the receptor of communication, emphasizing respect and cohabitation among the cultures of our globalized world.


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Author Biography

Vinícius Romanini, Escola de Comunicações e Artes
Semioticista e professor da Escola de Comunicação e Artes da Universidade de São Paulo (ECA-USP)
How to Cite
Romanini, V. (2008). Only the receptor saves the communication. MATRIZes, 1(2), 231-237.
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