Information is More Important than Material:The Value Orientation of Information Civilization

Information civilization has brought the revolution of human values, and that "information is more impor- tant than material" is the new value orientation in the new era of civilization. In the new vision of the value the impor- tance of "information" has greatly valued and emphasized, so that we can see the "usefulness" and the powerful func- tion of information in the economic, political and cultural activities of human beings. This new value orientation is ac- companied by a comprehensive social transformation, which has formed an information society consisting of informa- tion economy, information politics and information culture. And the existence and development of human being has been walking into a new era, which is dominated by the "digital survival" and "digital development".