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“World War III is a guerrilla information war with no division between military and civilian participation.”

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“There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.”

Marshall McLuhan

The Gutenberg Galaxy Quotes

“A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.”

Marshall McLuhan
The Gutenberg Galaxy

“Language is metaphor in the sense that it not only stores but translates experience from one mode into another. Money is metaphor in the sense that it stores skill and labour and also translates one skill into another.”

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The Gutenberg Galaxy

“Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy.”

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The Gutenberg Galaxy

“They will be hearers of many things and will have learned nothing; they will appear to be omniscient and will generally know nothing.”

Marshall McLuhan
The Gutenberg Galaxy

Understanding Media Quotes

“All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.”

Marshall McLuhan
Understanding Media

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“Art is anything you can get away with.”

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Understanding Media

“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.”

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Understanding Media

“The medium is the message.”

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Understanding Media

“The price of eternal vigilance is indifference.”

Marshall McLuhan
Understanding Media

“To see a man slip on a banana skin is to see a rationally structured system suddenly translated into a whirling machine.”

Marshall McLuhan
Understanding Media

“Work does not exist in a non-literate world. The primitive hunter or fisherman did no work, any more than does the poet, painter, or thinker of today. Where the whole man is involved there is no work.”

Marshall McLuhan
Understanding Media

War and Peace in the Global Village Quotes

“One thing about which fish know exactly nothing is water, since they have no anti-environment which would enable them to perceive the element they live in.”

Marshall McLuhan
War and Peace in the Global Village

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