|A Man's Leisure Time|
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Aldo Leopold from: Round River (1953), pp. 3-8
"How miserable are the idle hours of the ignorant man."
Gospel According to Ariosto
Leisure is not acquired from books, or school
Hobbies are peculiar to their possessor
"merely an exchange of reflections"
What is a hobby anyway?
"becoming serious is a grievous fault..."
The German collector of crinoid / chips
Romance of hobbies
"A good hobby must also be a gamble."
Nonconformity and hobbies as appropriate leisure.
What has leisure time, particularly modern hobbies, have to do with wilderness?
"The possible debacle is, in short, an essential element in all hobbies..."
"A good hobby may be a solitary revolt against the commonplace, or it may be a joint conspiracy of a congenial group."