The art of walking – The Strand

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In his famous essay, “Walking,” American poet, philosopher, and environmentalist Henry David Thoreau presents the simple act of walking as an art to be mastered. The type of walking Thoreau describes doesn’t serve the practical purpose of getting somewhere; rather, it enables one to engage in contemplation by taking refuge in the sacred space that wilderness represented for him.

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