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Vernacular Values: Remembering Ivan Illich

By Andy Merrifield

I’ve been revisiting the great maverick radical Ivan Illich, who died in 2002, aged 76. Illich was an Austrian who had no real homeland, a Jew who became a Catholic, a Priest who denounced the Vatican, a global intellectual who toured continents on foot. 2,618 more words

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Google Photos and the Ideal of Passive Pervasive Documentation

I’ve been thinking, recently, about the past and how we remember it. That this year marks the 20th anniversary of my high school graduation accounts for some of my reflective reminiscing. 2,472 more words


Self-Served: The Threat to Brands from Customer Self Service

xraydelta has previously used the story of how a visit in the 1950s to the U.S. supermarket chain, Piggly Wiggly, by some senior Toyota executives who, the story goes, originally came to tour the Ford plant in Detroit but ended up more inspired by what they saw at Piggly Wiggly (see… 881 more words

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«Le tentazioni alla passività, che molti individui subiscono nella relazione con i vari mezzi di comunicazione, svaniscono non appena si mettono in sella; diventano responsabili di loro stessi e ne sono subito consapevoli. 814 more words


School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is.

Ivan Illich

Skill Exchange

I loved the proposed makes for this week, so of course I did something different.  In my own defense, I posted in the theme of Sara’s suggestion… 1,237 more words

New Media Seminar

Landasan Teoretis “Deschooling” dan Beberapa Penerapannya (1)

Moh. Syahrul Zaky Romadhoni

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Masa 1970-an ditandai dengan lahirnya aliran filsafat posmodernisme (selanjutnya disingkat posmo) yang awalnya berkembang di dunia arsitektur. Aliran ini masuk ke dalam dunia pemikiran filsafat dan langsung mencancap pengaruhnya ke disiplin-disiplin ilmu yang bergantung pada perkembangan pemikiran filsafat seperti pendidikan, ekonomi, kebudayaan, dan lain sebagainya. 1,319 more words

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