Thinking and Doing

Talking of working class heros, as I was in the previous post, I have just started reading Matthew Crawford’s “Shop Class a Soulcraft”. I skimmed though all the notes, references, the introduction and general structure , and so far just read the first two chapters “A Brief Case for the Useful Arts” and “The Separation of … Continue reading “Thinking and Doing”

Never trust a man …

… Who doesn’t work with his hands. He looks at you once, You know he understands. [Peter Gabriel – Lamb Lies Down …] Interesting to see “Shop Class as Soul Craft” by Matthew Crawford is making a buzz. The parallels to Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance are noted in reviews, but not apparently … Continue reading “Never trust a man …”