Emulations - Note No. 8

A similar point could be made by reference to the work of Teresa de Lauretis.  "If the modification of consciousness, the habit or habit-change, is indeed the meaning effect, the "real and living" conclusion of each single process of semiosis, then where "the game of semiosis" ends, time and time again, is not exactly in "concrete action" as Eco sees it, but in a disposition, a readiness (for action), a set of expectations" (Alice Doesn't 178).