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Read through the most famous quotes from Ivan Illich
School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is. ↗
School has become the world religion of a modernized proletariat, and makes futile promises of salvation to the poor of the technological age. ↗
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We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation. ↗
Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals. ↗
The public school has become the established church of secular society. ↗
Leadership does not depend on being right. ↗
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" In 1956 at the age of 30 he was appointed as the vice rector of the Catholic University of Puerto Rico "a position he managed to keep for several years before getting thrown out—Illich was just a little too loud in his criticism of the Vatican’s pronouncements on birth control and comparatively demure silence about the bomb. 1951. 1982.
Ivan Illich (pron. : /ɪˈvɑːn ˈɪlɪtʃ/; 4 September 1926 – 2 December 2002) was an Austrian philosopher Roman Catholic priest and "maverick social critic" of the institutions of contemporary Western culture and their effects on the provenance and practice of education medicine work energy use transportation and economic development.