Quotation by Michel de Certeau

The sick man must follow his illness to the place where it is treated.... He is set aside in one of the technical and secret zones (hospitals, prisons, refuse dumps) which relieve the living of everything that might hinder the chain of production and consumption, and which ... repair and select what can be sent back up to the surface of progress.
Michel de Certeau (1925–1986), French author, critic. "An Unthinkable Practice," ch. 14, The Practice of Everyday Life (1974).
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