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Civil War

Marshall McLuhan gives insight to the messages that we receive through the media. War disrupts the media in such a way that citizens tend to believe every word that flows throughout many media outlets. 170 more words

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McLuhan was like Louis Pasteur, getting rid of invisible toxins

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by Parker S.

The Marshall McLuhan quote that I chose was “I am in the position of Louis Pasteur telling doctors that their greatest enemy was quite invisible and quite unrecognized by them.” I chose this quote because I understand it better than any of the other options given. 284 more words

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McLuhan: We are the fish traveling in schools

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By Linh N.

I chose to examine the following quotation by Marshall McLuhan: “a fish does not realize its medium until that water changes through the adding of ink or poisons meaning”. 274 more words

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McLuhan is Genius!

McLuhan’s Genius

By Alma H.

“Electric light is pure information. It is a medium without a message, unless it is used to spell out some verbal ad or name.” A statement that seems confusing, until you stand back and take a good long look at it; a statement made by a very brilliant man who opened many people’s eyes throughout Canada and the world of media. 367 more words

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McLuhan: A medium without a message

Marshall McLuhan

by Tarab H.

I choose the quote “Electric light is pure information. It is a medium without a message, unless it is used to spell out some verbal ad or name” by Marshall McLuhan. 150 more words

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McLuhan makes us realize that we are the fish

Marshall McLuhan

by Jea P.

“A fish does not realize its medium until that water changes through the adding of ink or poisons. “

From his quotes, the fish is symbolizes us, the human roles and the water represents the world we are living in. 390 more words

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McLuhan's thinking applies to our daily lives

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By Suzanna V.

I chose the quote “The wired plant has no boundaries and no monopolies of knowledge”.

In my opinion, the wired plant in this quote represents the media and how one can find anything and everything being advertised or showed on television. 188 more words

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