Re: Telomeres, mutation rates and "breakthroughs"

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sat May 13 2000 - 09:55:43 MDT

phil osborn wrote:

> Well, I reread Motorcycle Maintenance a few years back and still liked it a
> lot - although I still didn't agree with his central thesis, the
> metaphysical status of "quality." ...

After I wrote the comment about Pirsig's Motorcycle Maintenance
being silly, I looked it over again and remembered why I liked the
book in the first place. I should make it clear: I *like* silly. The
work is brilliant self-reference, a man writing *thru* mental
illness and still communicating quite effectively. I wish I could do
that. {8-] spike

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