Today, I choose what has meaning

This is a short post. I’m letting David Foster Wallace do the talking for me. If you haven’t heard his 2005 commencement speech “This Is Water,” delivered to the graduating class of Kenyon College, I’m presenting it to you here in a beautiful video produced by the talented folks at The Glossary.

It seems to make the rounds in my life every few years, most recently while reading The Shallows by Nicholas Carr. And then I watch it about a dozen times.


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Management consultant and brand strategist for small teams. Fan of dark tea, thick books, peace, and unity.

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