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capricious
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
impulsive or unpredictable or tending to make sudden changes — especially impulsive behavior
  • The preselection of facts is not based on subjective, capricious "whatever you like" but on Quality, which is reality itself.
    Part 3 (58% in)
capricious = whim (or unpredictable chance)
  • To leave the impression in the scientific world that the source of all scientific reality is merely a subjective, capricious harmony is to solve problems of epistemology while leaving an unfinished edge at the border of metaphysics that makes the epistemology unacceptable.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • It is not capricious, it is the force that opposes capriciousness; the ordering principle of all scientific and mathematical thought which destroys capriciousness, and without which no scientific thought can proceed.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • It is not capricious, it is the force that opposes capriciousness; the ordering principle of all scientific and mathematical thought which destroys capriciousness, and without which no scientific thought can proceed.
    Part 3 (58% in)
  • It is not capricious, it is the force that opposes capriciousness; the ordering principle of all scientific and mathematical thought which destroys capriciousness, and without which no scientific thought can proceed.
    Part 3 (58% in)

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