You know you want to. Everyone else does it. Even the critters do it. It’s natural. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
A desire path (also known as a desire line or social trail) is a path developed by erosion caused by animal or human footfall. The path usually represents the shortest or most easily navigated route between an origin and destination.
This tragic pair gets to the soul of it:
- Thinking in Desire Paths (scottberkun.com)