Thoreau in the eyes of solnit

How often have I had this longing for an infinite walk - of going unimpeded, until the movement of my body as I walk fell into the flight of streets under my feet - until I in my body and the world in its skin of earth were blended into a single act of knowing.

The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. The systematic slaughter of millions of buffalo … put an end to the vast herds of the Great Plains, and destroyed the economic foundation of the Indians. Every good deed done to others is a great force that starts an unending pulsation through time and eternity.

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Edwards Deming "There are four things that hold back human progress: Sarah and the neighbors had a wonderful time — a change of pace for everyone. So that we might better learn to pick ourselves up.

We have never been here before.

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It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips. If you stand for nothing, you will find nobody against you, and nobody for you. As it is, he acknowledges the presence of the Indians, their hostility to the pioneers, and the destruction of their economy, so that, even while he has remained silent on more direct destruction of human populations, we need to explain somehow why it is he sees no inherent contradiction in his story.

The hard part is doing it. And this is what Yuval Noah Harari says in that article you linked to. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.

Who failed to respond adequately? It's the life in your years. Was the frontier pushed west in orderly, peaceful fashion or by a relentless series of destructive forces upon established inhabitants? Be a hard master to yourself - and be lenient to everybody else.

From the standpoint of our daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: Sears "One step at a time is good walking. Every day will allow you to add something to the pleasure of others, and to diminish something of their pains.

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We should be working far less by now, with no wage-slaves, poverty or illusions of democracy. But the energetic displaces the passive.

Three children grew up there. Not everything that feels significant during grieving is personal, as I wrote in my last post, but a lot of it really, really is. At distance hear the murmur of many waterfalls not audible in the day-time.

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They can never be solved but only outgrown. Only if you understand it in this way Will you merge with the way things are.The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive.

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Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics [Rebecca Solnit] on ifongchenphoto.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rebecca Solnit has made a vocation of journeying into difficult territory and reporting back, as an environmentalist.

The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive.

Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea within us”; Carl Sagan held them as “proof that humans are capable.

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