VOLUME 7, Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call – September 4, 2014

“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.”
– Ivan Illich, social critic,
who was born on this day, 1926

*** Watch this important lecture by Illich, “What Makes a City?”

Poem of the Day:
“The Uses of Light”
by Gary Snyder  [ Tweet this ]

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The Wisdom of Leopold Kohr
by Ivan Illich

Only $0.99!!!      [ Tweet this ] One of the most significant E.F. Schumacher lectures, as today is not only Illich’s birthdate but also the anniversary of Schumacher’s death…

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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