Comment 63329

By highwater (registered) | Posted May 10, 2011 at 12:29:00

Just read this Marshall McLuhan quote from a deputation he gave before Toronto's Public Works Department in opposition to the planned widening of a road "for smooth traffic flow" through the St. Mike's U of T campus where he taught for many years:

Every bureaucracy in the world is breaking down, including yours and the university's, through speed-up - the factor for breakdown is the efficiency of speed. Anything that speeds up an environment around another environment destroys the environment it surrounds.

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