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Ivan Illich Quotes
Brief author info: Ivan Illich (1926-2002) Austrian-born American author.
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In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.
The true miracle of modern medicine is diabolical. It consists in making not only individuals but whole populations survive on inhumanly low levels of personal health.
Culture makes pain tolerable by interpreting it's necessity; only pain perceived as curable is intolerable.
The new experience that has replaced dignified suffering is artificially prolonged, opaque, depersonalized maintenance.
The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts.
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