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Jul 24, 2022Liked by William Guppy

Don't think McLuhan was ever your thing but his most useful point was book culture was dying by the 60s alongside the advent of television and new medias.

Contemporary books are written by people (women) who don't read for people (women) who don't read.

In some ways the rigid way of life which was a product of book culture is not entirely to be missed, although the modern illiterate is as savage and primitive as when evangelicals tried to show the bible to the denizens of the English city slums.

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