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illusory
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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based on or having the nature of an illusion (not real)
  • But one day in the classroom the professor of philosophy was blithely expounding on the illusory nature of the world for what seemed the fiftieth time and Phaedrus raised his hand and asked coldly if it was believed that the atomic bombs that had dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were illusory.
    Part 2 (54% in)
  • But one day in the classroom the professor of philosophy was blithely expounding on the illusory nature of the world for what seemed the fiftieth time and Phaedrus raised his hand and asked coldly if it was believed that the atomic bombs that had dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were illusory.
    Part 2 (54% in)
  • But Parmenides' disciple, Zeno, proved through a series of paradoxes that any perception of motion and change is illusory.
    Part 4 (55% in)

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