Out of Eden

A collection of 9 posts

The confidence of walking

I'm starting to feel like I should just mirror Paul Salopek's posts here. Why do we get pleasure out of walking? Walking is a kind of self-sufficiency, a confidence in the body. —

Speed of Thought

"The mind, like the feet, works at about three miles an hour...modern life is moving faster than the speed of thought." —Rebecca Solnit — Out of Eden (@outofedenwalk) June 19,


“When I stop [walking], I cease to think; my mind only works with my legs.” —Rousseau — Out of Eden (@outofedenwalk) June 3, 2014 Paul Salopek should know—he's on a "walking