My Favorite Quotes
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 Marshall McLuhan - “Real news is bad news.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “The news automatically becomes the real world for the TV user and is not a substitute for reality, but is itself an immediate reality.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “The modern nose, like the modern eye, has developed a sort of microscopic, intercellular intensity which makes our human contacts painful and revolting”
 Marshall McLuhan - “As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “We drive into the future using only our rearview mirror.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “We drive into the future using only our rear view mirror.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “All media are extensions of some human faculty- psychic or physical”
 Marshall McLuhan - “The media have substituted themselves for the older world. Even if we should wish to recover that older world we can do it only by an intensive study of the ways in which the media have swallowed it.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “Today we are beginning to notice that the new media are not just mechanical gimmicks for creating worlds of illusion, but new languages with new and unique powers of expression.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “The new media are not bridges between man and nature they are nature.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age”
 Marshall McLuhan - “A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “Every society honors its live conformists, and its dead troublemakers.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “Transmitted at the speed of light, all events on this planet are simultaneous. In the electric environment of information all events are simultaneous, there is no time or space separating events.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “It is the framework which changes with each new technology and not just the picture within the frame.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “Erwin Schrodinger has explained how he and his fellow physicists had agreed that they would report their new discoveries and experiments in quantum physics in the language of Newtonian physics. That is, they agreed to discuss and report the non-visua”
 Marshall McLuhan - “The poet, the artist, the sleuth, whoever sharpens our perception tends to antisocial rarely 'well adjusted,' he cannot go along with currents and trends.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “A new medium is never an addition to an old one, nor does it leave the old one in peace. It never ceases to oppress the older media until it finds new shapes and positions for them.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “The past went that-a-way. When faced with a totally new situation, we tend always to attach ourselves to the objects, to the flavor of the most recent past. We look at the present through a rear view mirror. We march backwards into the future.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “One matter Englishmen don't think in the least funny is their happy consciousness of possessing a deep sense of humor.”
 Marshall McLuhan - “Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.”

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