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legislature
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
a group made up of government representatives (usually elected) that has the power to create laws
  • The legislature had previously prohibited the school from refusing entry to any student over twenty-one whether he had a high-school diploma or not.
    Part 2 (58% in)
  • Now the legislature had passed a law fining the college eight thousand dollars for every student who failed, virtually an order to pass every student.
    Part 2 (58% in)
  • Phaedrus said no. Then one student, apparently a partisan of the governor, said angrily that the legislature would prevent the school from losing its accreditation.
    Part 2 (59% in)
  • What would happen is that the real University, which no legislature can dictate to and which can never be identified by any location of bricks or boards or glass, would simply declare that this place was no longer "holy ground."
    Part 2 (60% in)
  • It arises when trustees and legislators who've contributed large amounts of time and money to the location take points of view in opposition to the professors' lectures or public statements.
    Part 2 (63% in)
  • One can believe in the truth and in the process of reason to discover it and in resistance to state legislatures, but why burn one's self out, day after day, over it?
    Part 2 (63% in)

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