Marshall McLuhan

Marshall McLuhan

One of the most prominent theorists of XX century. in the field of culture and communication
Once we have surrendered our senses and nervous systems to the private manipulation of those who would try to benefit from taking a lease on our eyes and ears and nerves, we don't really have any rights left. Leasing our eyes and ears and nerves to commercial interests is like handing over the common speech to a private corporation, or like giving the earth's atmosphere to a company as a monopoly.More Marshall McLuhan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.More Marshall McLuhan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sentimentality, like pornography, is fragmented emotion; a natural consequence of a high visual gradient in any culture.More Marshall McLuhan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Language does for intelligence what the wheel does for the feet and the body. It enables them to move from thing to thing with greater ease and speed and ever less involvement.More Marshall McLuhan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.More Marshall McLuhan quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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