Difference between revisions of "Applause light"

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An applause light is an empty statement which evokes positive affect without providing new information.
 
An applause light is an empty statement which evokes positive affect without providing new information.
  
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It [was] not so much a ''propositional'' statement, as the equivalent of the "Applause" light that tells a studio audience when to clap.
 
It [was] not so much a ''propositional'' statement, as the equivalent of the "Applause" light that tells a studio audience when to clap.

Latest revision as of 07:20, 24 June 2013

An applause light is an empty statement which evokes positive affect without providing new information.

It [was] not so much a propositional statement, as the equivalent of the "Applause" light that tells a studio audience when to clap.

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