Category: Culture

Are pictures replacing words in our culture?

too much advertising in our culture

It is rare this day-in-age to drive down a billboard-absent freeway or to flip through an advertisement-free magazine. In fact, images are so much a part of our culture that we hardly even notice them. Some fear, however, that the image is replacing the written word and that our minds are beginning to become image-based storehouses, rather than literacy receptors.