"The rules which govern how words and sentences shall be related to objects and events" (G. BATESON, 1973, p.153).
BATESON states: "Denotative communication as it occurs at the human level is only possible after the evolution of a complex set of metalinguistic rules…
"It is therefore appropriate to look for the evolution of such metalinguistic and/or metacommunicative rules at pre-human and preverbal level" (Ibid).
For a thorough exploration of this subject, see A. KORZYBSKI's "Science and Sanity" (1950).
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