LOs and the future LO24006

From: d.l.dwiggins@computer.org
Date: 02/20/00

Replying to LO23750 --

Terry Priebe writes:
> As you reflected on "caring", another definition comes to mind which, for
> me, radically changes the possibility of achieving a requisite "caring" in
> order to sustain a learning organization.

Here's another perspective, from Robert Pirsig's "Zen and the Art of
Motorcycle Maintenance":

   I think it's important now to tie care to Quality by pointing out that
   care and Quality are internal and external aspects of the same thing. A
   person who sees Quality and feels it as he works is a person who cares. A
   person who cares about what he sees and does is a person who's bound to
   have some characteristics of Quality.

(The full text of the book is now available on the net at
http://www.virtualschool.edu/mon/Quality/PirsigZen/index.html; there's
also a new book edition available, with an Afterword by Pirsig, as well as
a follow-on book called "Lila", in which he elaborates his Metaphysics of


Don Dwiggins "The best way out is always through" SEI Information Technology -- Robert Frost d.l.dwiggins@computer.org

[Host's Note: This is an "oldie" that I enjoyed very much... In assoc with Amazon.com, this link:

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values by Robert M. Pirsig http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0688171664/learningorg

Lila : An Inquiry into Morals by Robert M. Pirsig http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0553299611/learningorg


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