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The interview between Edgar Mitchell and Kerrang magazine showed the maxims of quantity and relevance, according to H. Paul Grice's Cooperative Principle, which states that Make your contribution such as it is required, at the stage at which it occurs, by the accepted purpose or direction of the talk exchange in which you are engaged. Within the principle, four pacts are followed; each fact basically establishing that communication is two-sided, and that the message to be conveyed must comply with the information that is being requested. However, there are violations to that pact of communication, which were also evident in the interview. The details are going to be explained further. First, the maxim of quantity was quite evident. The interviewee, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, is a scientist who is respected in the community. However, he is placed in a conundrum: he is openly admitting in National and international media that the Earth has been and continues to be visited by aliens from other planets. At the request of the interviewer, Dr. Mitchell was asked questions about his beliefs, about the extent of his knowledge, and about the actual veracity of what he proposes. While Dr. Mitchell did answer all of the questions requested, there were many instances of limitation where he seemed as if he would have wanted to give more information, but his position in the community could have been jeopardized by saying "too much". K I mean, are they, are we in re ...
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