Dobbs: McLuhan on copy and original

Bob Dobbs:
McLuhan often quoted a mother showing her new baby to a friend who was expressing the appropriate delight:
“That’s nothing, wait til you see the photograph.”

Some questions from the editor…

We learned in the 1950s that the framed reality on the TV screen was superior to the unframed one outside. But today (2024) everyone is glued to their screens even or especially when they are outside. What did the iPhone do? Put the screen on wheels? Take away the house?