Born: July 21, 1911
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Died: December 31, 1980
Occupation: Author and Communication Theory Philosopher
Profile: Best known for Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man.
Number of Quotes: 3
An administrator in a bureaucratic world is a man who can feel big by merging his non-entity with an abstraction. A real person in touch with real things inspires terror in him.
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not the battlefields of Vietnam.
The medium is the message.