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revolution
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
the computer revolution
Definition
dramatic change — sometimes violent overthrow of a government
  • With my old Army clothes, walking stick, two-day beard and black beret I must look like some old-time Cuban revolutionary, in for a raid.
    Part 3 (50% in)

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  • Kant called his thesis that our a priori thoughts are independent of sense data and screen what we see a "Copernican revolution."
    Part 2 (45% in)
  • If a revolution destroys a systematic government, but the systematic patterns of thought that produced that government are left intact, then those patterns will repeat themselves in the succeeding government.
    Part 2 (6% in)
  • Nothing changed as a result of this revolution, and yet everything changed.
    Part 2 (45% in)
  • It was the acceptance of the Copernican revolution that distinguishes modern man from his medieval predecessors.
    Part 2 (45% in)

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