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Quality

Pirsig's main concept is "Quality," an intuitive value that guides our actions and forms reality. It bridges the subjective and objective worlds.

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Classical and Romantic Understanding

The author differentiates between rational, analytical classical understanding and intuitive, artistic romantic understanding. Both are needed for a full grasp of the world.

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Metaphysics of Quality

The book introduces a new philosophy where Quality is the fundamental reality, and everything else, including subjects and objects, stem from it.

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Importance of Care

The need for care in all our actions Is essential, as it leads to better outcomes.

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142 reads

Destructiveness of Dualistic Thinking

Western culture's dualistic thinking, which divides the world into opposites. The author advocates for a holistic understanding that goes beyond these divisions.

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CURATOR'S NOTE

The book delves into the protagonist's past and his philosophical ideas, which challenge the dichotomy between the romantic and classical understanding of the world.

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