Keep Moving

by Tia on April 28, 2012

The act of walking is a constant sequence of losing and regaining your balance. I learned this from my physics teacher somewhere in seventh or eighth grade and I’ve kept thinking about it ever since. It was my first encounter with scientifically elegant thinking. It signifies the importance of becoming comfortable with the risk of falling if you want to make a move forward. And to be remembered because of something you said decades ago that helped shape a young mind is as close to immortality as most of us could ever hope to get.

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