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WRITING PROMPT #12: “Heat is everywhere now. I can’t ignore it anymore.” – Robert M. Pirsig, The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Zen and the Art of Fallacious Reasoning

 (excerpted from Spiritual Snake Oil: Fads & Fallacies in Pop Culture, by Chris Edwards)

“[T]he discovery that mathematics is a good language for describing the Universe is about as significant as the discovery that English is a good language for writing plays in.” 2,798 more words


Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

Selected quotes from the book and my thoughts on them.

“The real ugliness is not the result of any objects of technology. Nor is it, if one follows Phaedrus’ metaphysics, the result of any subjects of technology, the people who produce it or the people who use it. 926 more words

I Am Jacks Complete Lack Of Surprise

Being and Making the Change

“But to tear down a factory or to revolt against a government or to avoid repair of a motorcycle because it is a system is to attack effects rather than causes; and as long as the attack is upon effects only, no change is possible. 357 more words


THE BOOKS ON MY BOOKLIST - Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert M Pirsig)

Read for Literature of Spirituality.

A semi-autobiographical journey, a philosophical text,  a struggle to get over a previous breakdown, or the account of a descent back into madness?   94 more words

Literature Of Spirituality