“The man who finds his homeland sweet is still a tender beginner; he to whom every soil is as his native one is already strong; but he is perfect to whom the entire world is as a foreign land.”

Hugo of St. Victor (Quoted in Pico Iyer’s “The Global Soul”)

Thoreau once reminded us that all the new methods of communication in the world don’t actually ensure that we have anything more, or better, to communicate.

“To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.”

Simone Weil (My question is, rooted in what, or rooted where?)