Revisiting Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Photo by Wesley Tingey | https://tricy.cl/2qTPgso The author of the iconic book died last month By Dan Zigmond Robert Pirsig died on Monday, April 24, 2017, at his home in Maine. He was 88 and had been in poor health for some time. In 1974, he published Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, an autobiographical account of the road trip he took with his 11-year-old son Chris from Minneapolis to San Francisco in the summer of 1968. It became an unexpected and almost immediate success, selling a million copies within a year and many more millions since. The book … Continue reading Revisiting Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Are You Ready to Die?

image edited by Web Investigator Paul Craig Roberts “Fifty years ago, the streets of Leningrad taught me one thing: If a fight is inevitable, you must strike first.” Vladimir Putin In George Orwell’s 1949 dystopian novel, 1984, information that no longer is consistent with Big Brother’s explanations is chucked down the Memory Hole. In the real American dystopia in which we currently live, the information is never reported at all. On April 26—16 days ago—Lt. Gen. Viktor Poznihir, Deputy Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the Russian Armed Forces, stated at the Moscow International Security Conference that the Operations … Continue reading Are You Ready to Die?