In the beginning was the word (Bible)
In the beginning was the deed (Goethe)
In the *beginning* was the deed (Vygotsky)
Vygotsky then adds of course that the word crowns the deed.
Mike Cole wrote:
> I just came across a reference to a paper of Yrjo's that is very relevant
> the conversation about externalization/internalization (after all,
> in the beginning was the act, right?).
> Engestrom, Y. (1999). Expansive visibilization of work: An activity-theoretical
> perspective. *Computer supported collaborative work, 8, 63-93. Perhaps we can
> discuss that in the fall and get Yrjo to post a draft for joint access.
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