Modalities-How People Speak 206-02

What are modalities?

A modality is how someone translates real world experiences into memories, and how they retrieve those memories. For example, when someone reads text, there are a few different ways they might remember what they’ve read:

Remembering the specific words on the page
Saying the words out loud and remembering the sound
Reinterpreting the text and remembering their own version of it

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High Intensity Dialogue 205-05

4. Debate

A silhouette of 2 figures sitting and talking.
Medium to High Complexity
Medium Intensity
Medium to High Importance

Debates are a little more intense, a little more conflict driven. Where a focused conversation has at least one invested character, debates have at least two, each with their own position. Debates are, in many ways, a median between focused discussion and argument. A focused discussion may transition into debate on the way to becoming an argument, just as an argument may downgrade to a debate or even a focused discussion.

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