Q: Is writing a medium of human communication that represents language and emotion through the inscription or recording of signs and symbols? ¶
Q: Is writing the realm of prehistory? ¶
Q: Is writing not a language but a form of technology that developed as tools developed with human society? ¶
Q: Is writing generally called text? ¶
A: Yes, and the recipient of text is called a reader.
Q: Was writing very important in maintaining the Egyptian empire? ¶
A: Yes, and literacy was concentrated among an educated elite of scribes.
Q: Was writing driven by pragmatic exigencies such as exchanging information? ¶
A: Yes, and maintaining financial accounts, codifying laws and recording history.
Q: Was writing documenting and how it was used? ¶
Q: Are writings disputed? ¶
A: Yes, because there are no precise evidence in situ, the slabs cannot be carbon dated, because of the bad treatment of the Cluj museum.
Q: Is writing a complement to speech or spoken language? ¶
Q: Is writing a current research topic? ¶
A: Yes, and conventional history assumes that the writing process first evolved from economic necessity in the ancient Near East.
Q: Was writing gradually replaced by writing using a wedge-shaped stylus? ¶
A: Yes, and at first only for logograms, but by the 29th century BC also for phonetic elements.