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Defining Power

Power is energy focused through human action to attempt to achieve control:

Control is the effort to attain assurance:

Assurance that my Will be done. That the results of wielding power will get me what I want. 112 more words


Ivan Illich: Deschooling Society (1971)


Deschooling Society (1971) is a critical discourse on education as practised in modern economies. It is a book that brought Ivan Illich to public attention. 443 more words


Oh, Ivan

This morning when I was picking up a prescription at the drugstore, there was an ad on the counter that said something like, “One in six will get the flu (here there were 6 gendered figures, one of whom was a sickly green), protect yourself with the flu shot! 767 more words


Wajib Belajar atau Wajib Sekolah?

Junaidi Abdul Munif ; Penulis
KORAN TEMPO, 07 November 2014

Pemerintahan Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla memiliki program wajib belajar 12 tahun. Sebelumnya, kita akrab dengan program wajib belajar 9 tahun. 414 more words


The Oxford English Dictionary defines subsistence as follows:

- 1. The action or fact of maintaining or supporting oneself, especially at a minimal level:
the minimum income needed for subsistence… 816 more words

Towards Self-sufficiency

A Brief Election Day Plea

Election days in this country often feel like an unkept promise.  Yes, we can vote.  We have that much political liberty left.  But what exactly can we vote  683 more words

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