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trinity
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

8 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
trinity of ideas
Definition
three people or things considered as a unit
  • Although there's no logical objection to a metaphysical trinity, a three-headed reality, such trinities are not common or popular.
    Part 3 (37% in)

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  • He was no longer talking about a metaphysical trinity but an absolute monism.
    Part 3 (46% in)
  • He was heard along the corridors and up and down the stairs of Montana Hall singing softly to himself, almost under his breath, "Holy, holy, holy —blessed Trinity."
    Part 3 (37% in)
  • He knew the metaphysical trinity of subject, object and Quality would sooner or later have to be interrelated but he was in no hurry about it.
    Part 3 (37% in)
  • Although there's no logical objection to a metaphysical trinity, a three-headed reality, such trinities are not common or popular.
    Part 3 (37% in)
  • Believe me, when the world is seen not as a duality of mind and matter but as a trinity of quality, mind, and matter, then the art of motorcycle maintenance and other arts take on a dimension of meaning they never had.
    Part 3 (42% in)
  • Now, armed with his new time-interrelated metaphysical trinity, he had that romantic-classic Quality split, the one which had threatened to ruin him, completely stopped.
    Part 3 (43% in)
  • He then proceeded in terms of the trinity to answer the question, Why does everybody see Quality differently?
    Part 3 (44% in)

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