In existographies, Robert Pirsig (27 BE-62 AE) (1928-2017 ACM) (IQ:165|#545) (ID:1.85|89) (SPE:24|2014) (CR:60) (LH:11) (TL:71|#151) was an American writer, and philosopher, and former child prodigy; noted for his 1991 Lila: An Inquiry into Morals, wherein he reflects on the so-called “Pirsig paradox”, namely when did C, H, N, and O, etc., start ‘struggling to survive’ to form me?”; also reflecting on William Sidis, and digs into the questions of life, and morals, in the context of a person being a collection of atoms governed by physics and chemistry, in the context of the second law of thermodynamics, and evolution defined by Darwin.
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The following are related quotes by Pirsig:
- “Patterns of culture do not operate in accordance with the laws of physics. How are you going to prove in terms of the laws of physics that a certain attitude exists within a culture? What is an attitude in terms of the laws of molecular interaction?”
- — Robert Pirsig (1991), Lila: an Inquiry into Morals (pg. 53) 
- Pirsig, Robert M. (1991). Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (physics of culture, pg. 53; struggle to survive, pg. 140; chemistry, 11+ pgs). Random House, 2013.
- Robert Pirsig – Hmolpedia 2020.