Alan Watt on Television – The Medium is the Massage

All media, but especially television, is weaponized. If you must watch, do so with caution and discernment. “All media work us over completely. They are so pervasive in their personal, political, economic, aesthetic, psychological, moral, ethical and social consequences that they leave no part of us untouched, unaffected, unaltered.

The medium is the massage. Any understanding of social and cultural change is impossible without a knowledge of the way media work as environments.”

– ‘The Medium is The Massage’ by Marshall Mc Luhan, 1967…