Perception is meaningless without context, because it acquires some significance only through interconnected cerebral networks of former perceptions properly interpreted and ordered, this being the inner context.
There must also be an outside context. As stated by G. BATESON: "An organism responds to the 'same' stimulus differently in different contexts, and we must therefore ask about the source of the organism's information" (1967, p.260).
The context thus somehow imposes constraints on the interpretative code.
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