a philosophy of limits and absences

nyt on Royal Robbins the rock climber:

Robbins embraced a philosophy of limits and absences: the holes that climbers didn’t drill into the stone; the traces they didn’t leave behind; the quiet spaces of the mind they explored in airy solitude.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s