Peter Montgomery wrote:
> "The work of [Thorstein] Veblen, a very brilliant and
> dazzling economist, the author of The Theory of the Leisure
> Class, is very much the expression of a country boy from
> Scandinavia feeling great dislike and discomfort in the
> presence of this new disruptive centralist kind of society
> that was forming around Chicago. He began to call it all
> sorts of naughty names -- a society dedicated to conspicuous
> waste, conspicuous consumption, and so on. These terms have
> hung on. They stayed around long enough for Mr. Eliot to
> incorporate it in The Waste Land."
> McLuhan, Marshall. "Towards an Inclusive Consciousness"
> THE MARFLEET LECTURES. Toronto: University Of Toronto:
> January 16-17, 1967.
Is this really what McLuhan wrote? There is no antecedent for "it" in
the last sentence.