Quote by Robert M. Pirsig: “What is in mind is a sort of Chautauqua...that...”
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The Urban Dharma Newsletter - June 8, Brad Cox, Ph. Robert M. Who is Robert Pirsig, and how can he change your life? Owen 4.
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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. The Chautauquas were pushed aside by faster-paced radio, movies and TV, and it seems to me the change was not entirely an improvement. Perhaps because of these changes the stream of national consciousness moves faster now, and is broader, but it seems to run less deep. The old channels cannot contain it and in its search for new ones there seems to be growing havoc and destruction along its banks. In this Chautauqua I would like not to cut any new channels of consciousness but simply dig deeper into old ones that have become silted in with the debris of thoughts grown stale and platitudes too often repeated. I would like, instead, to be concerned with the question "What is best?