A tribute to and a lament for Marshall McLuhan.  Five days a week, Tuesday through Saturday, I present one of McLuhan’s observations and talk about its relevance today.  300 ideas. 300 days.  300 posts.

We have no idea what is going to happen

Marshall McLuhan (June 17, 1963, age 51).  Why?

Because “[t]he extension of the nervous system by electric media has no precedent in human culture.”

Me (September, 2010, age 58).  Don’t like that answer?

Actor Richard Dreyfuss takes a stab at another one:

 

Cordially, Marshall and Me

 

Reading

Letters of Marshall McLuhan, 1987, p. 289.

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Michael Hinton Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
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