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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.
North Americans have a peculiar bias. They go outside to be alone and they go home to be social.

If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch.
Politics offers yesterday's answers to today's problems.
Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor.
When producers want to know what the public wants, they graph it as curves. When they want to tell the public what to get, they say it in curves.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: Understanding Media, Introduction (1964).
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Understanding Media, ch. 14 (1964).
K: The Mechanical Bride, "Eye Appeal" (1951).

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