A Philosophy of Walking.
By Frederic Gros
Verso Books. 227 pages. Continue reading
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A person falls down a well into the water. It is cold and dark down there. The person has enough motivation to climb up the stepladder to get out of the well. One or two people at the top of the well give some support as the person slowly climbs out of the well into the daylight. Continue reading
There is silence and there is Noble Silence.
We pay respect to a Noble Silence, not of words, not of constructions of the mind and profoundly knowable.
We might imagine silence consists of a single element, which remains much the same. Like everything else, silence reveals itself according to the inner-circumstances. We can experience silence in a variety of ways. Continue reading
Nine Books for Walking
Any travel book which spells adventure, any book on walking, has proved its value when we experience the urge to act upon it, to put the book aside, to go outdoors and start walking with or without a destination. I have selected nine books on walking from my bookshelves at home.
We might walk to: Continue reading