"All media work us over completely." - Marshall McLuhan, 1968
Still true? Truer than ever?
Scott and Karl from Online Great Books join me to discuss Marshall McLuhan's (perhaps prophetic) work The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects.
The discussion is split into 2 parts, the second coming later this week.
Today we'll cover...
- what is meant by "the medium is the massage" or the message?
- the transfer of the dominant human sense organ from the ear to the eye
- the impact of television, and what most never realize about it
- McLuhan's idea of hot and cold media
- McLuhan's criticism of public school's 19th century technology and our response
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