[As] far as any geologist has yet gone down into the world, it is found to consist of nothing but surface stratified on surface. To its axis, the world being nothing but superinduced superficies. By vast pains we mine into the pyramid; by horrible gropings we come to the central room; with joy we espy the sarcophagus; but we lift the lid—and no body is there!—appallingly vacant as vast is the soul of a man!
—Herman Melville, Pierre
Zen and shit happens in the real world - Robert M. Pirsig, the author of *Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance* has died at the age of 88. That photo shows him with his son Chris, and the p...
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