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[xmca] Re: fiction as simulation

Of course, i *would *forget to attach the article. Here it is.

On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 4:56 PM, mike cole <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorting through all the unread journals and seeking to bring order to the
> helterskelter
> of my intellectual meanderings, i came across this article that I think
> should hold some
> interest for xmca-o-philes.
> As some of you know, I have an abiding interest in the idea of tertiary
> artifacts, works of
> art, for Wartofsky (so I learned from Yrjo), play, "alternative worlds"
> like the 5th Dimension
> that Peg Griffin invented and I have played in for a long time. But I also
> teach and think (think and
> teach?) about various communication media including novels and sitcoms.
> This article caught
> my attention in that odd nexus of interests: fiction as "simulations," or,
> we might say, tertiary artifacts, or we might say, "tools to think with."
> Delete or read along, as the mood catches you.
> mike

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