Marshall McLuhan Quote
“All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.”
Understanding Media: Extensions Man (1966), p. 199
“An administrator in a bureaucratic world is a man who can feel big by merging his non-entity in an abstraction. A real person in touch with real things inspires terror in him.”
Letters of Marshall McLuhan (Oxford University Press, 1987), p. 227 - ISBN: 9780195405941
Born: July 21, 1911
Died: December 31, 1980 (aged 69)
Bio: Herbert Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar a professor of English literature, a literary critic, a rhetorician, and a communication theorist. McLuhan's work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries.