explore-blog: “The Really Important Kind of Freedom”, David Foster Wallace delivers This…

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May 21, 2005: David Foster Wallace delivers This Is Water – his unforgettable commencement address about the meaning of life, one of the greatest commencements of all time.

He took his own life three years later. That he was able to give us the beauty and wisdom he did, for as long as he did, despite such unbearable inner agony makes it all the more impressive, generous, and precious a gift.


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