Wednesday, April 16, 2003

IVAN ILLICH

IVAN ILLICH IN MEMORIAM Ivan Illich died at the age of 76 in Bremen, Germany on Dec. 2, 2002. A priest, and a penetrating social critic, he was one of the most brilliant and interesting men of his time. (cbc radio one: ideas)

:: comment :: . . . a fabulous memoriam by David Cayley . . . listening to the voice of a radical explorer . . . once again contemporay institutions prove themselves tyrants of manipulation and compulsory dependance . . . the voice of redemptive and powerless love, of a teacher prophet friend . . . who is our neighbour . . . the unique other . . . "as the world grows darker his flame will grow larger."