You can tell the ideas of a nation by its advertisements.

Many people feel that One cannot tell the ideas of a nation by its advertisements. On the other hand, it can be noted that One can tell the ideas of a nation by its advertisements. I shall present argument favoring the former statement and refuting the latter statement. Advertisements that appear on Televisions or newspapers of a country are mainly focused on Consumer goods, industries or any other business activity of a nation. They reflect the ideas of the marketing person or team involved in designing them not the ideas of a common man of that country. For example the advertisement of Nescafe shows a beautiful lady enjoying her coffee in a restaurant. This does not convey any idea about the nation. One can get the ideas of a nation from the books and articles published about the nation. Art literature even official website contain these information. Advertisements do not contain any of the ideas about the nation. Advertisements have different motives. One if a person wants to promote his product he may chooose advertisement as the means. Two they are used as means of declaring some notices to public. We see that they are majorly used by media as a source of income. For all these reasons I therefore believe that

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