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Joseph F. Bastian
It’s a stark reality that, as a culture, we are becoming less literate. But book lovers and avid readers should not be disheartened. As the National Education Association has pointed out, “Western civilization has become more dependent than ever on visual culture, visual artifacts, and visual communication as a mode of discourse and a means of developing a social and cultural identity.”
Like the ancient legend of the phoenix who is consumed by fire and rises again from its own ashes, Detroit is poised for a new cultural revolution. In fact, it’s already here and happening.Typically,...