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Understanding the Cultural Operating System

Terence McKenna was a uniquely versatile and fiery intellect. He’s famous for his thoughts on many subjects, including media and cultural theory. Inspired in part by this… 27 more words

On The Shoulders Of Giants

Jhally Ho!

  

“20th century advertising is the most powerful and sustained system of propaganda in human history and its cumulative cultural effects, unless quickly checked, will be responsible for destroying the world as we know it” (Jhally, 2000, p. 667 more words

Environment

“Professionalism merges the individual into patterns of the environment.”

McLuhan proposes the idea that the environment that man creates becomes a tool to define his role in it and that this environment is the structure of the ground rules and patterns. 382 more words

2012 Presidential Race and how it relates to Class Material

The election of 2012 geared incumbent Democrat President Barack Obama against Republican Candidate Mitt Romney. Obama was defending his position after being elected as the first black president of the United States in 2008. 1,415 more words

Media

Shout it from the Mountaintop: April 2, 2014

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth.  We are all crew.”  Marshall McLuhan

Shout It From The Mountaintop

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Media technologies can be thought of as extensions of the human capacities (McLuhan, 1974) – media makes it easier to communicate with others, browse and sift through different ideologies with a click of a button and allows you to see the world without even leaving your room. 694 more words

Non solo virtuale - prossimi incontri - #loptis

29 febbraio. Questo post è destinato ad essere rimaneggiato, come ho appena fatto aggiungendo gli incontri di Pontedera, di Firenze a Città-Scuola Pestalozzi e un II incontro a Castel del Piano, ampliato ad altri insegnanti – qualcosa si è aggiunto in corsa, qualcosa avevo dimenticato. 350 more words

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