Please listen to David Foster Wallace: “This Is Water” (part 2) by brainpicker. This speech addresses: how does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thought and achieve compassion? “Capital T, Truth is about life before death.”
David Foster Wallace: “This Is Water” (part 1) by brainpicker. David Foster Wallace’s iconic 2005 Kenyon College graduation address. This is without a doubt, some of the best life advice I’ve come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education.