The Etiquette of Freedom
August 14, 2009, 8:05 am
Filed under: Books, Wilderness Heroes

It has always been part of basic human experience to live in a culture of wilderness. There has been no wilderness without some kind of human presence for several thousand years. Nature is not a place to visit, it is home…

– Gary Snyder, “The Etiquette of Freedom”

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Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsberg in the Northern Cascades of Washington, Summer 1965.

Been re-reading Practice of the Wild lately, seems to make more sense since first reading it first when I was 15.

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