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Distances

May 10, 2008

You know how distances seem longer when you aren’t familiar with the route?  I guess that since your brain has no way of gauging your progress, it seems like every part of the trip is the beginning.  In any case, imagine if you were a roman legion, or a European Crusader, traveling across the known world with nothing more than a rolled up map.  What sort of effect would that have psychologically?

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