Into The Wild Journey

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While reading the book “Into the wild” by Jon Krakauer, I stumbled upon a video entitled Iconoclasts: Part II where Krakauer and Sean Penn; the director of the film “Into the wild” traveled to Bus #142 and discussed the events that happened to Chris McCandless that led to his demise. In this short clip, Penn was seen mentioning the concept of “being cautious” in life. He said, “caution can be something that keeps you alive but it can also be a disease.” He said it as if caution is something that grows as you get older. You don’t notice it at first but when time progresses it becomes more and more prominent in your life, just like a disease. The ‘medicine’ for this ‘caution’ is being courageous. It is only by being courageous that you can stagnate the
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