Robert Pirsig

What the Metaphysics of Quality would do is take this separate category, Quality, and show how it contains within itself both subjects and objects. The Metaphysics of Quality would show how things become enormously more coherent--fabulously more coherent--when you start with an assumption that Quality is the primary empirical reality of the world....

...but showing that, of course, was a very big job....

--from Lila

Robert Pirsig on a Motorcycle

Rumors have been flying around for quite a while that Pirsig committed suicide. He did not. He is currently staying out of the limelight and working on various projects.

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