Technology VS Nature is a False Dichotomy

The way to solve the conflict between human values and technological needs is not to run away from technology, that's impossible. The way to resolve the conflict is to break down the barriers of dualistic thought that prevent a real understanding of what technology is—not an exploitation of nature, but a fusion of nature and the human spirit into a new kind of creation that transcends both.


The Buddha, the Godhead, resides quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower.


A motorcycle functions entirely in accordance with the laws of reason, and a study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself.


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 Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Pirsig, Robert M. (2009-04-21), Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, HarperCollins, Retrieved on 2014-06-21
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