Monday, June 4, 2007

La condition humaine

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

"La condition humaine is the art of suffering, enjoying oneself and

-Ivan Illich

I read an article today in Ode magazine (for intelligent optimists) about Ivan Illich and his views that technology and development get in the way of having a truly free and egalitarian society.

My favorite part of the article addressed a plan he devised to have a bicycle alliance. Everyone rides a bicycle and the only cars allowed on the road are taxis.

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