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Do you think picture writing is making a comeback?

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    peter565posted 12 months ago

    Do you think picture writing is making a comeback?

    IN the beginning, all culture used picture writing, it began kind of like emoji and eventually become a full writing system that is needed. But its hard to learn, so, alphabet was invented. In most ancient society, formal document is written via picture writing, while informal document written via spelling, eventually, spelling replace picture writing. Today, only Chinese and Japanese still use picture writing(Japan use both spelling and picture writing) But these days with online symbols eg smile mean smile, do u think via online communication culture, a new form of picture writing is emerging?

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    threekeysposted 12 months ago

    I havent googled an answer for you peter. But I think if we did return to this writing method it may just open up our brains and expand our creative capacity more than we could havecanticipated
    I know for me I discovered egyptian heiroglyphics at age 4 and was fascinated with it and all ancient forms of writings all my life. I love symbols.

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      peter565posted 12 months agoin reply to this

      Maybe you should learn Japanese and Chinese, they still use picture writing (Well in Japan, picture writing and spelling are both used, in Chinese, spelling is mostly just use by children, adults and formal document only use picture writing.) smile

 
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