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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.

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Marshall McLuhan

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

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