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(9:23) Excerpt from an address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, by American novelist David Foster Wallace. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice you are likely to come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education. Tragically, Wallace committed suicide in 2008.

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Guest: Think (1684 days ago)
Well it all worked out just dandy for Mr Wallace didn't it..... True words, but the inability of others to comprehend them.... who can plan ahead for that? I know I can't...
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Well it all worked out just dandy for Mr Wallace didn't it..... True words, but the inability of others to comprehend them.... who can plan ahead for that? I know I can't...
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Guest: Roddy (1683 days ago)
How is the act of suicide something that can turn out dandy? Did you read the final line? More importantly, did you listen to what he had to say?
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How is the act of suicide something that can turn out dandy? Did you read the final line? More importantly, did you listen to what he had to say?
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Latest comment: do as the priest tells you to, not as the priest does
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Guest: rossglory (1683 days ago)
interesting stuff, but sometimes it's best not to think too hard about things. in reality all your life choices will be made with only 10% of the information you need and unless you're very rich and totally selfish many choices will be made for you. the art of life is counting your blessings and learn to spot and take opportunities when they occur.
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interesting stuff, but sometimes it's best not to think too hard about things. in reality all your life choices will be made with only 10% of the information you need and unless you're very rich and totally selfish many choices will be made for you. the art of life is counting your blessings and learn to spot and take opportunities when they occur.
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