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Verbal and written language has become so dominant that it virtually excludes the perceptual languages from the thought process. However, Musil , in keeping with his thesis on the “other condition,” posits that visual and verbal statements must be kept in mind in a kind of complementary condition, if valid communication is to occur. But is visible language currently being used properly as an integral part of communication? Is it a means for addressing falling literacy levels? Can it be used as a tool to assist the programming function? To see, or not to see: that is the question.