Marshall Mcluhan Quotes

Marshall Mcluhan Quotes: You see, Dad, Professor McLuhan says that the environment that man creates becomes his medium for defining his role in it. The invention of type created linear, or sequential thought, separating thought from action. Now, with TV and folk singing, thought and action are closer and social involvement is greater. We again live in a village. Get it?
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Marshall Mcluhan Quote: The criminal, like the artist, is a social explorer.
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Quotes about Marshall Mcluhan: The reader is the content of any poem or of the language he employs, and in order to use any of these forms, he must put them on.
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Quote about Marshall Mcluhan: During the Second War, the U.S.O. sent special issues of the principal American magazines to the Armed Forces, with the ads omitted. The men insisted on having the ads back again. Naturally. The ads are by far the best part of any magazine or newspaper. More pains and thought, more wit and art go into the making of an ad than into any prose feature of press or magazine. Ads are news. What is wrong with them is that they are always good news.
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Marshall Mcluhan Sayings: The global village is a place of very arduous interfaces and very abrasive situations.
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Marshall Mcluhan Saying: When people become too intense, too serious, they will have trouble in relating to any sort of social game or norm. Perhaps this is why jokes are so important. On one hand they tell us about where the problems and grievances are, and, at the same time, they provide the means of enduring these grievances by laughing at the problems.
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Sayings about Marshall Mcluhan: Language does for intelligence what the wheel does for the feet and the body. It enables them to move from thing to thing with greater ease and speed and ever less involvement.
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Saying about Marshall Mcluhan: The electric age ... established a global network that has much the character of our central nervous system.
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Marshall Mcluhan Quotes: The artist is a person who is expert in the training of perception.
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Marshall Mcluhan Quote: The circuited city of the future will not be the huge hunk of concentrated real estate created by the railway. It will take on a totally new meaning under conditions of very rapid movement. It will be an information megalopolis.
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Quotes about Marshall Mcluhan: Today's child is bewildered when he enters the 19th century environment that still characterizes the educational establishment where information is scarce but ordered and structured by fragmented, classified patterns subjects, and schedules.
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Quote about Marshall Mcluhan: Good taste is the first refuge of the non creative. It is the last ditch stand of the artist.
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Marshall Mcluhan Sayings: The visual power of the phonetic alphabet is the translate other languages into itself is part of its power to invade right hemisphere (oral) cultures.
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Marshall Mcluhan Saying: The user of the electric light -- or a hammer, or a language, or a book -- is the content. As such, there is a total metamorphosis of the user by the interface. It is the metamorphosis that I consider the message.
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Sayings about Marshall Mcluhan: I am a Christian according to my conscience in belief,in purpose and wish;Mnot of course by the orthodox standard. But I am content, and have a feeling of trust and safety.The Machiavellian mind and the merchant mind are at one in their simple faith in the power of segmental division to rule all--in the dichotomy of power and morals and of money and morals.
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Saying about Marshall Mcluhan: Language is a form of organized stutter.
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Marshall Mcluhan Quotes: Language always preserves a play or figure/ground relation between experience, and perception and its replay in expression.
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Marshall Mcluhan Quote: The poet, the artist, the sleuth, whoever sharpens our perception tends to antisocial; rarely 'well adjusted,' he cannot go along with currents and trends.
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