in any degree approaching the visual power of the printed word.
Note: Not sure McLuhan would have said this if he had forseen the Internet.
Note: Some sloppy OCR evident here. And to Table of Contents. Sigh.
The book was literally a teaching machine where the manuscript was a crude teaching tool only.
Note: The e-book is a teaching network where the book was a crude teaching machine only?
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
Note: A timely insight from Marshall McLuhan: