Tag Archives: McLuhan

Structural Unemployment: The New Reality

Other than George Orwell, I can only think of two men who engagingly wrote about the social impact of superior technology on permanent unemployment:  Milton Friedman & Peter Drucker.  Dr. Drucker is a far more sophisticaed realist than the arcane … Continue reading

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Marshall McLuhan: The Perils Of Paper Currency

No one has the ingenuity of understanding the complex topic of money better than Marshall McLuhan.  He surpasses even Allan Greenspan and most certainly Niall Fergson’s boring historical book on the history of money.  Neither person has grasped the dynamics … Continue reading

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Specialization & The Perils of Child Prodigies

Arnold Toynbee, Marshall McLuhan, Kevin Bassana and Peter Drucker  have written extensively on the origin of specialization as it applies to both education, music, labor, history and warfare.  But Ruth Slenczynska has addressed the lives of child prodigies in her … Continue reading

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