Energy and Equity (Ideas in Progress) [Ivan Illich] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A junkie without access to his stash is in a state of crisis. ENERGY AND EQUITY∗. Ivan Illich. “El socialismo puede llegar sólo en bicicleta . He felt that a term as little known and as technical as “energy crisis” had no. This book looks at energy from the perspective of a person with no interest in the present system. Illich looks at energy as a divisive element in our modern.

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In short, walkers do not consume passenger-miles. A large part of all those still alive were born auto-mobile. How to write a great review. On the same boat on which I arrived inthe first loudspeaker was landed on the island.

Energy and Equity by Ivan Illich

To me this is a decidedly second best solution — and furthermore one which is not sustainable in the longer-term. The idea that we would therefore use this opportunity to make the changes we should is excessively optimistic. As soon as a poor country accepts the doctrine that more energy more carefully managed will always yield more goods for more people, that country locks itself into the cage of enslavement to maximum industrial outputs. So, for example, the reason that is usually given for spending public money to make a man travel more miles in less time each year is enegry still greater investment that was made to keep him more years in school.


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Juan rated it liked it Jul 16, We have all learned most of what we know outside school. The idea that ilpich itself has a history — and that it differs by culture and place and time — is pursued by Illich elsewhere: I see it as possibly our greatest hope of becoming free. The man who does not own a car in Los Angeles may be almost immobilized, but if he can somehow manage to reach a work place, he can get and hold a job.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Classroom attendance removes children from the everyday world of Western culture and plunges them into an environment far more primitive, equuity, and deadly serious.

Like highways, schools, at first glance, give the impression of being ilich open to all comers.

In such ewuity society marginal value has become constantly self-transcendent. The engineering of consumers has become the economy’s principal growth sector. Citizens of a society founded on the notion of equity will demand the protection of this right against any abridgment. Culture defined their range, but within this range they had almost unlimited access to each other.

Energy and Equity

The self-activated institutions of the left tend to be self-limiting. The Wisdom of Leopold Kohr.

iillich You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: For the child, the teacher pontificates as pastor, prophet, and priest-he is at once guide, teacher, and administrator of a sacred ritual. Everyone learns how to live outside school.


Erkannte Herr Illich schon Pupils do most of their learning without, and often despite, their teachers.

Vehicles running over the critical speed not only tend to impose inequality, they also inevitably establish a self-serving industry that hides an inefficient system of locomotion under apparent technological sophistication.

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Law enforcement has moved there He wants a better product rather than freedom from servitude to it. The most influential modern institutions crowd up at the right of the spectrum. Uncertainty about rnergy future of professional teaching puts the classroom into jeopardy.

School is an institution built on the axiom that learning is the result of teaching.

Transformation Where love meets social justice. The “energy crisis’ that exists intermittently when the flow of fuel from unstable countries is cut off or threatened, is a crisis in the same sense. In this essay, Illich examines the question of whether or not humans need any more energy than is their natural birthright. Children can be taught only in school. Only by segregating human beings in the category of childhood could we ever get them to submit to the authority of a schoolteacher.