Wednesday, December 12, 2007

A Note on Inspiration

Wednesday, 12 December 2007

The dualism subjective/objective, "...which is fundamental neither psychologically, historically or philosophically, is an inveterate habit of thought which makes it so extraordinarily hard for the Western mind to grasp the nature of inspiration."
Owen Barfield, Poetic Diction [1927] p. 204

Robert Pirsig as one of those "dispossessed Ishmaelites" -- from a blog entry on another blog site.