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.

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Ivan Dominic Illich (; 4 September 1926 – 2 December 2002) was a 20th century polymath, polyglot, philosopher, Roman Catholic priest, theologian, historian, polemic, teacher, writer, and critic of the institutions of modern Western culture. Illich himself wished to be known as a friend.

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