Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceZen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Robert M. Pirsig

The humanities and sciences may seem to have a huge gulf within them, but they are still possible to reconcile. It is absolutely necessary to bridge this divide in order to fully comprehend the complexity of human life. Open your eyes to different sides of the world. If you are a "romantic" thinker and don't know how basic things work, such as your plumbing system or your car's engine, try to find out more about the practical side of everyday life. But if you're more on the "classical" side, try to engage with arts and literature or write down your feelings and reflections.

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Zen and the Art of Motorcyle Maintenance takes the reader on a motorcycle trip for a metaphorical journey through one man's questions about the metaphysical and philosophical nature of existence.

Book summary

The humanities and sciences may seem to have a huge gulf within them, but they are still possible to reconcile. It is absolutely necessary to bridge this divide in order to fully comprehend the complexity of human life. Open your eyes to different sides of the world. If you are a "romantic" thinker and don't know how basic things work, such as your plumbing system or your car's engine, try to find out more about the practical side of everyday life. But if you're more on the "classical" side, try to engage with arts and literature or write down your feelings and reflections.

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Western thinking is divided into two, one of which is the "classical" or the rational mindset.

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Romantic minds are driven by emotions and creativity.

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The protagonist's mind is haunted by the duality of "mad" Phaedrus.

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In theory, "quality" seems to be the way to resolve the conflict between the classical and romantic.

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Pursuing the concept of quality is not always easy; it can bring both sorrow and joy.

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