Marshall McLuhan Quotes (236 quotes)
“A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.”
The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man (1962)
Culture is our business (1970 edition), McGraw Hill Book Co.
“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
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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.