norsestormr - musings of a heathen

I have been thinking a lot lately about the move from the city to the country, as most of us do who follow this path. For me, I feel completely drained living in the city. I have lost any vitality and crave for something quieter, cleaner and with fewer people. The truth is, the cities preserve the integrity of our world – they save the planet and the fragile ecosystem from extinction.

Now hear me out, there are some very valid points to this. During a discussion with another who follows the path, he put forward a good argument that I would like to share with you.

The benefit of nature is that it recharges us, makes us whole again so that we can go on living in the city. However, it has been shown statistically that the cities with their skyscrapers and their malls are in fact better for…

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