semiotics, short discussion help

Read the material and write up 250 words to answer the following questions:

This week’s readings are complex, beginning an introduction to semiotics and how design forms meaning, and then how it relates to larger cultural, social, and economic systems. With these in mind, do you think graphic design can ever be neutral? How about something seemingly objective like an infographic? Do you think it should be more important for the average consumer to be aware of how the cultural, social, and economic relationships covered in Ch. 4 of the readings are intertwined with graphic design and advertising? Why? Why not?