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platitude
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

2 uses
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Definition
a commonly repeated or obvious remark made as though it was insightful or instructive
  • Among philosophers this is so widely believed it's almost a platitude, but for him it's a revelation.
    Part 2 (32% in)
  • In this Chautauqua I would like not to cut any new channels of consciousness but simply dig deeper into old ones that have become silted in with the debris of thoughts grown stale and platitudes too often repeated.
    Part 1 (6% in)

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