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Holiday Makers by Jost Krippendorf

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Under the dictates of the economy

Ruling supreme over our present-day civilization is the economy. It is the driving force, end and means, all in one. It dictates the course of things. The utilization of natural resources, social values and the policies of the state are all in its powerful grip. An ‘economization’ of all spheres of life has taken place. Every one of our activities, from birth to burial, runs the risk of being marketed.

Since the beginning of the seventies, our modern and prosperous civilization has entered a serious crisis. Having thrived for decades, the industrial-social system is today shaking in its very foundations. Whether we want to accept it or not: we have pushed development, especially in the second part of the twentieth ...

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