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environment
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

9 uses
  • Normally when you have a new idea to present in an academic environment you're supposed to be objective and disinterested in it.
    Part 4 (19% in)
  • The purpose of abolishing grades and degrees is not to punish mules or to get rid of them but to provide an environment in which that mule can turn into a free man.
    Part 3 (7% in)
  • The easiest intellectual analogue of pure Quality that people in our environment can understand is that 'Quality is the response of an organism to its environment' (he used this example because his chief questioners seemed to see things in terms of stimulus-response behavior theory).
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • The easiest intellectual analogue of pure Quality that people in our environment can understand is that 'Quality is the response of an organism to its environment' (he used this example because his chief questioners seemed to see things in terms of stimulus-response behavior theory).
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • If it could speak the amoeba, without knowing anything about sulfuric acid, could say, 'This environment has poor quality.
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • If it had a nervous system it would act in a much more complex way to overcome the poor quality of the environment.
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • It would seek analogues, that is, images and symbols from its previous experience, to define the unpleasant nature of its new environment and thus 'understand' it.
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • In our highly complex organic state we advanced organisms respond to our environment with an invention of many marvelous analogues.
    Part 3 (45% in)
  • Quality is the continuing stimulus which our environment puts upon us to create the world in which we live.
    Part 3 (45% in)

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