I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
More Marshall McLuhan quotes :
In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.Marshall McLuhan
As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of 'do it yourself.'Marshall McLuhan
Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's tools and yesterday's concepts.Marshall McLuhan