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Marshall McLuhan
(1911-1980) born on
Jul 21
Canadian educator, author. His aphorism "the medium is the message" summarized his view of the potent influence of television, computers, and other electronic information.
         
   
F
The modern little red riding hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objections to being eaten by the wolf.

R
Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it.
A
Language is a form of organized stutter.
N
The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad and incomplete in the urban compound.
K
Gutenberg made everybody a reader. Xerox makes everybody a publisher.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: Remark, June 1969, made at American Booksellers Association luncheon, Washington, D.C. Quoted in: Sun (Vancouver, 7 June 1969).
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Understanding Media, 1964
K: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
   


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