I have a theory: we are moving into a post-literate society. As the digital age descends, we usher in a new vocabulary of visual iconography, photographs, typefaces, books, films, posters, and installations all instantly available around the globe, transcending language barriers. That the photograph may speak a thousand words is secondary to the fact that it speaks in all languages at the same time, thus heightening our ability communicate ideas without the use words, thus, slowly rendering them into obsolescence.
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