Marshall McLuha Quotes
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The medium is the message.
Money is a poor man's credit card.
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.
Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.
In television, images are projected at you. You are the screen.
The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.
The more the data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist.
On Spaceship Earth there are no passengers; everybody is a member of the crew.
Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America—not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.
People don't actually read newspapers - they get into them every morning like a hot bath.
The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.
Appetite is essentially insatiable, and . . . will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person's car is the only place where he can be alone and think.
The world-pool of information fathered by electric media — movies, Telstar, flight — far surpasses any possible influence mom and dad can now bring to bear.
I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
The computer is by all odds the most extraordinary of all the technological clothing ever devised by man, since it is the extension of our central nervous system. Beside it, the wheel is a mere hula-hoop.
I think of Art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system, that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.