Electric Mode

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    Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self- employment and artistic autonomy.
    Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980)

    Literature exists at the same time in the modes of error and truth; it both betrays and obeys its own mode of being.
    Paul Deman (1919–1983)