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Marshall McLuhan's Profile

Brief about Marshall McLuhan: By info that we know Marshall McLuhan was born at 1911-07-21. And also Marshall McLuhan is Canadian Sociologist.

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Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.

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The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.

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The spoken word was the first technology by which man was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way.

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As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of 'do it yourself.'

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For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.

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Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy.

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Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.

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The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.

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Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.

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It is the framework which changes with each new technology and not just the picture within the frame.

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The more the data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist.

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A commercial society whose members are essentially ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking the right tone for every occasion.

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A typewriter is a means of transcribing thought, not expressing it.

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American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.

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Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.

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If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch.

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Jokes are grievances.

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Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication.

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The medium is the message.

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The scientist rigorously defends his right to be ignorant of almost everything except his specialty.

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