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  Walking My Thoughts! Ah, the art of walking! For many, it’s just a way to get from Point A to Point B. For me? It’s my moving think tank, my pacing podium. As a self-proclaimed ‘pacer’, my best thoughts and conversations unspool with each step I take, whether I’m on a phone call or brainstorming in a conference call. Let’s dive into the science and philosophy of walking, or as I like to call it, “the pitter-patter of productive thinking.” This Friday, I came across a book at my local Barnes & Noble — A Philosophy of Walking. Oh my! I read it in one, oh well, two sittings. In A Philosophy of Walking, a leading thinker Frédéric Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to B — the pilgrimage, the promenade, the protest march, the nature ramble — and reveals what they say about us. He is a French philosopher. He is a specialist in the work of Michel Foucault. Walking, for us pacers, isn’t merely about physical movement; it’s a full-blown cerebral exercise. But first, the biom