Walking: One Step At a Time

Author: Erling Kagge

Language: English

Summary: Placing one foot in front of the other, the journey of discovery, and the joy of exploration, are intrinsic to our nature. Our ancestors travelled long distance on foot, gained new experiences, and learned from them, but as universal as walking is, each of us will experience it differently. For Kagge, walking is the gateway to the questions that fascinate him–“Why do I walk?”, “Where do I walk from?”, and “What is my destination?”–questions which he invites each of us to investigate. Language reflects the idea that life is one single walk, the word “journey” comes from the distance we travel in the course of a day. Walking for Kagge is the natural accompaniment to science–the occasion for the unspoken dialogue of thinking. Walking is the antidote to the speed at which we conduct our lives–our insistence on rushing, on doing everything in a precipitous manner. Source: amazon.com

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