This is Water

You’ve probably already seen this video based on an excerpt of David Foster Wallace’s Kenyon commencement address, as it’s gone viral over the last several days. If you haven’t, please watch it. Our responsibility as adults is to choose how we will approach the world, not simply operate on our default setting.


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3 Responses to This is Water
  1. Jean Ruaud
    May 9, 2013 | 11:43 am

    This is exhilarating. I knew the text but in this video it takes a whole new signification. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Chuck
    May 9, 2013 | 7:47 pm

    Yeah, exactly what Jean said. I remember being pretty inspired when I first read the speech however many years ago, but like most things the lesson has waned with time. So thanks for the reminder.

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