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OI: The common-sense understanding of a conversation is speaking and hearing. Most people presume beyond speaking and hearing, there is not much going on in a conversation.

NI: Conversation is the interaction of human beings that creates action, meaning, listening, moods and emotions and connection with others and the future.

Conversations are not just words, but the whole body reactions that are provoked when we interact in language, and when we interact and language is provoked.

Conversations include language, moods and emotions, body reactions and experiences and the listening that is based on the history of the people in the conversation. Conversations are shaped in linguistic and cultural practices.

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