Quotation by Marshall McLuhan

One main condition of aristocratic life was present in the South and not in the North—personal responsibility to other human beings for education and material welfare. (A Carnegie or a Ford, like a bureaucracy, molds the lives of millions without taking any responsibility.)
Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980), Canadian communications theorist, critic. "The Southern Quality," A Southern Vanguard: The John Peale Bishop Memorial Volume, ed. Allen Tate, Prentice Hall (1947).
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