@chrisaldrich That is really interesting. I don't know about the Tinder angle, but Illich is definitely describing social networks as we know them. Two paragraphs later: "A publicly supported peer-match network might be the only way to guarantee the right of free assembly and to train people in the exercise of this most fundamental civic activity." Only, that now we are in the hands of big tech companies and to some degree (worldwide) not free.
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