On walking: Pedestrian observations (The Economist)
... Kant went on the same stroll through Königsberg every day at 5 o'clock, and altered his route only twice: once to get an early copy of “Emile”, and once when news came that revolution had broken out in France. Long, meandering walks, it seems, fuelled the grandest theories: Nietzsche and Rousseau favoured them. Walter Benjamin noticed the urban flâneur amid the crowd. Gandhi made an art of the protest march.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
"Though an entirely commonplace activity, walking has long rewarded contemplation."
My walks have been fueling Grand theories. I envision the former theater being purchased and converted into a live music venue not unlike Headliners.