Robert M. Pirsig
I think that their flight from and hatred of technology is self-defeating. The Buddha rests quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer of the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean the Buddha--which is to demean oneself.
The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.
The truth knocks on the door and you say, 'Go away, I'm looking for the truth,' and so it goes away.
Even though quality cannot be defined, you know what quality is.
Any effort that has self-glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.
The real train of knowledge isn't a static entity that can be stopped and subdivided. Its always going somewhere.
The truth knocks on the door and you say,"Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away.
There is an evil tendency underlying all our technology - the tendency to do what is reasonable even when it isn't any good.