‘The Buddha resides as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of the mountain.’
I was a young man. And I remember Pirsig’s book well. I bought 4 copies and gave it to some friends. And never heard back.
You either connected to his questioning or you went blank; no middle-ground was possible.
‘Geometry is not true, it is advantageous.’ [See the Kurt Godel Posts.]
Pirsig didn’t insult your intelligence. He died on April 24th, this year.