My favorite  Marshall McLuhan  quotes Ripped, mixed and burned by  Maarten Cannaerts Images from www.sxc.hu - Inspired by ...
[we have become]  global wanderers  information gatherers  rather than food gatherers
Societies have always been shaped  more by the nature of the media  by which humans communicate  than by the content  of t...
The  tribalising power  of the new media is little understood. Tribalism is the sense of the  deep bond  of family, the cl...
Today  man  has no physical body,  he is  translated into  information
The metropolis today is a classroom,  the ads its teacher . The traditional  classroom is an  obsolete detention home ,  a...
School is the  advertising agency  which makes you believe  you need the society  as it is
The  medium   is  the message
I don't know  who invented water,   but I know  it wasn't the fish
The specialist is one who  never  makes  small  mistakes   while moving toward  the  grand fallacy
We look at the present  through a rear-view  mirror.  We march  backwards into the future
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My favorite Marshall McLuhan quotes

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This is a collection of my favorite Marshall McLuhan quotes. McLuhan was a visionary thinker who published a lot on 'the new media' in his age (= tv, radio, and later the computer). His insights are impressively transferable to our current web-revolutions.

(DISCLAIMER: as far as I know, the pictures in this presentation may be used for this purpose (source = www.sxc.hu). The creative commons license is NOT valid for the picture material)

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My favorite Marshall McLuhan quotes

  1. 1. My favorite Marshall McLuhan quotes Ripped, mixed and burned by Maarten Cannaerts Images from www.sxc.hu - Inspired by the book “Probes”
  2. 2. [we have become] global wanderers information gatherers rather than food gatherers
  3. 3. Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which humans communicate than by the content of the communication
  4. 4. The tribalising power of the new media is little understood. Tribalism is the sense of the deep bond of family, the closed society as the norm of community.
  5. 5. Today man has no physical body, he is translated into information
  6. 6. The metropolis today is a classroom, the ads its teacher . The traditional classroom is an obsolete detention home , a feudal dungeon
  7. 7. School is the advertising agency which makes you believe you need the society as it is
  8. 8. The medium is the message
  9. 9. I don't know who invented water, but I know it wasn't the fish
  10. 10. The specialist is one who never makes small mistakes while moving toward the grand fallacy
  11. 11. We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. We march backwards into the future
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