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How did early writing system like hieroglyphics and cuneiform help civilizations?


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Written words were very important as they encouraged humans to develop in this important way.

It allowed messages to be stored for a long period of time and transmitted accurately, because the written message is the same years after it was written, whereas of course when we rely on memory chinese whispers takes place.

It allowed recorded history to take place for the first time and replaced word of mouth as a more sophisticated means of communication and allowed much more accurate and better transfer and storage of information.

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