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“Socrates said the same thing about the written word that we say about computers. This is from Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Massage and this is what he means when he says “we shape our tools, then our tools shape us”. (Taken with Instagram)”

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Socrates said the same thing about the written word that we say about computers. This is from Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Massage and this is what he means when he says “we shape our tools, then our tools shape us”. (Taken with Instagram)

Socrates would have hated e-books too.  Then again maybe digital sans libraries and archives is as permanent as a wax tablet on a hot day…

Stephen

 

Posted on: July 14, 2012, 6:28 am Category: Uncategorized

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