Is The Medium The Massage?
- “The young today live mythically and in depth. But they encounter instruction in situations organized by means of classified information—subjects are unrelated, they are visually conceived in terms of a blueprint. Many of our institutions suppress all the natural direct experience of youth, who respond with untaught delight to the poetry and the beauty of the new technological environment, the environment of popular culture. It could be their door to all past achievement if studied as an active (and not necessarily benign) force.” (p. 100, McLuhan).
- The Machine Is Us/ing Us
Group Work On Synthesis Projects
For Next Week:
Synthesis Project Due Next Week. No Reading or Blog Posting required this week.