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#DailyBookQuote 30Mar13 : Robert M. Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

#DailyBookQuote : 30th March 2013

Robert Pirsig - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

–          Robert M. Pirsig (September 6, 1928)

Arguably one of the most profoundly important essays ever written on the nature and significance of “quality” and definitely a necessary anodyne to the consequences of a modern world pathologically obsessed with quantity. Although set as a story of a cross-country trip on a motorcycle by a father and son, it is more nearly a journey through 2,000 years of Western philosophy. For some people, this has been a truly life-changing book.

 

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