It's the phrase all communication people love to quote - The Medium is the Message. But do you really know what McLuhan meant when he said this? In reality, his meaning was quite existential and incredibly fascinating, as explored below. McLuhan described technology as the 'inner trip'; the new Orientalism of the Western world. He saw… Continue reading What did Marshall McLuhan mean when he said ‘The medium is the message’?
Science and philosophy have a hand-in-glove relationship, yet philosophy allows you to question the nature of what it means to be human, which allows you to question the practice of science.
This entire blog is dedicated to 'avant-garde existentialism', so it makes sense that I should write a blog post that explains what this actually means. In a nutshell, existentialism is a philosophical inquiry into human existence. Specifically, it is the questioning of our being, as everything we know (or think we know), about ourselves and our so-called 'identity',… Continue reading What is Existentialism?