Posts Tagged ‘Marshall McLuhan’

Quote of the day, March 12

March 13, 2016

Marshall McLuhan, on names

“The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.”

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Quote of the day, Aug. 16

August 16, 2015

Marshall McLuhan, on loss of identity (1975)

“Any loss of identity prompts people to seek reassurance and rediscovery of themselves by testing, and even by violence. Today, the electric revolution, the wired planet, and the information environment involve everybody in everybody to the point of individual extinction.”

Quote of the day, July 23

July 23, 2015

Marshall McLuhan, on names

“For the name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.”

Quote of the day, March 20

March 20, 2014

Marshall McLuhan, on technology

“My main theme is the extension of the nervous system in the electric age, and thus, the complete break with five thousand years of mechanical technology. (more…)

Quote of the day, May 9

May 9, 2012

Marshall McLuhan, on newspapers

“People don’t actually read newspapers.  (more…)