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Walking.

If you are ready to leave father and mother, and brother and sister, and wife and child and friends, and never see them again, - if you have paid your debts, and made your will, and settled all your affairs, and are a free man, then you are ready for a walk. Walking is an essay by American writer, naturalist and philosopher David Thoreau (1817 - 1862). Thoreau's work has made a lasting contribution to modern environmental practice, and also influenced the non-violent ...

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  • "If you are ready to leave father and mother, and brother and sister, and wife and child and friends, and never see them again, - if you have paid your debts, and made your will, and settled all your affairs, and are a free man, then you are ready for a walk. Walking is an essay by American writer, naturalist and philosopher David Thoreau (1817 - 1862). Thoreau's work has made a lasting contribution to modern environmental practice, and also influenced the non-violent ..."@en
  • ""Began as a lecture entitled "The Wild," which Thoreau gave at the Concord Lyceum on April 1851. The lecture was a success, and he delivered it on several subsequent occasions. Finally, it was published as an essay in the Atlantic Monthly not long after Thoreau's death in 1862."-- Review."
  • "This essay was presented as a lecture by Thoreau in his later years, but only published after his death. It's best known for its quote "In wildness is the preservation of the world", which has become a rallying cry of the environmental movement. But Thoreau means much more by the phrase then most of his modern admirers realise. "Wildness" is Nature itself, and humankind is seen as an aspect or manifestation of Nature; the rules that apply to one apply to the other."@en
  • "One of the best books by America's first nature writer. This book is the antidote to the cell phones, beepers, email, and hectic world we find ourselves in today."@en
  • "One of the best books by America's first nature writer. This book is the antidote to the cell phones, beepers, email, and hectic world we find ourselves in today."

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