LS Re: Relationship between intellect and society

Magnus Berg (
Tue, 18 Aug 1998 16:41:24 +0100

Hi Jonathan and Squad

You wrote:
> I've yet to see an explanation either from Pirsig or anyone else on how
> the intellect came from SoPoV!

Ever read my essay?

> Intellect designs, society ritualizes!

I guess Maggie will pick up on this also but this is mediation you're
describing. DQ is another agent that builds societies.

> The seed of intellect isn't society. Society is the soil.

And without a twitch you flush the dependency down the drain.
You also get a serious boot strapping problem on your hands.


"I'm so full of what is right, I can't see what is good"
				N. Peart - Rush

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