Marshall McLuhan

Canadian writer noted for his analyses of the mass media (1911-1980)

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American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.Rate it:
Art at its most significant is a distant early warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen.Rate it:
I don't necessarily agree with everything I say.Rate it:
It is critical vision alone which can mitigate the unimpeded operation of the automatic.Rate it:
Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools.Rate it:
Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self-employment and artistic autonomy.Rate it:
The future masters of technology will have to be light-hearted and intelligent. The machine easily masters the grim and the dumb.Rate it:
The medium is the message.Rate it:
The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village.Rate it:
The specialist is one who never makes small mistakes while moving toward the grand fallacy.Rate it:
There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.Rate it:
There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.Rate it:
Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.Rate it:
We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us.Rate it:

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