Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Study Guide Chapter 21, 22 and 23 Summary & Analysis

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Farther down the mountain, they stop for a snack. Chris observes that the Narrator is not very brave. He agrees, but says that he's smart. They rest, and Chris offers to carry more of the load. The Narrator remarks that metaphysical thinking is a barrier to spiritual understanding and that assimilating irrational aspects of experience is much needed in the 20th century. They must bushwhack their way through some thick brush for a while. The narrator asserts that Quality can unite religion and science and that Quality and Godhead can be similarly grounded in the roots of the word 'good.' He insists that value-free science is an evil that has to go. They hike out of the mountains and hitch a ride into Bozeman, spending the night in a hotel.

Chapter 22 begins the following day with them taking leave of the DeWeese's. Then, the...

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