In his piece McLuhan makes the observation "the skeptic’s most popular arguments is that anecdotal evidence can’t be relied on".There is much more that is insightful and powerful. In this brief review Borky really gets it.
The problem with that particular skeptical position is it misses the point ALL EVIDENCE IS ANECDOTAL.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Robert McLuhan on Anecdotal Evidence | TDG - Science, Magick, Myth and History
The very excellent Daily Grail brings us the following, by Alan Borky:Robert McLuhan on Anecdotal Evidence. Borky comments on his reading of McLuhan's article on anecdotal evidence: