“Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.” Robert M. Pirsig Robert Maynard Pirsig (born September 6, 1928) is an American writer and philosopher, and author of the philosophical novels Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (1974) and Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (1991). More information about Robert Maynard Pirsig here Quote Sponsored by Imarpress and B.I.D.
As you know my contention is that Dave merely reiterates ZAMM where Phaedrus (first) discovered the 4th level (naturally because it was what – as SOM – tormented him, but now Dave presents this – um – partially examined MOQ – as the whole thing. Pirsig probably declared himself in agreement because James’ resembled his own in ZAMM, but in LILA inside the full-fledged MOQ it was disaster.
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Inspired by Robert Pirsig's book, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, An Inquiry into Values