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This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life (Audio) - David Foster Wallace, Amy Wallace-Havens
This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life (Audio)
ISBN: 9781600247309 (160024730X)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Edition language: English
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Skinny Dipping Into Books
Skinny Dipping Into Books rated it
4.5 insightful
brilliance. uplifting. straight forward. simple, but eloquent and meaningful.
audreyhawkins
audreyhawkins rated it
This reminded me of Bertrand Russell's book on happiness. Wallace has the same approach to boredom, routine, and all the other people trapped here on earth with us, milling about getting in our way at the check-out line.
XOX
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5.0 David Foster Wallace inspirational speech to graduates
Watch this video today. It was made a few years back. But it is inspiring. This is how I think sometimes, when I'm aware that I got irritated for being in a situation that no one is at fault. It is just the way it is. This is Water- a videoThe full recording.This is Water part 1This is Water part 2O...
Skinny Dipping Into Books
Skinny Dipping Into Books rated it
5.0
brilliance. uplifting. straight forward. simple, but eloquent and meaningful.
Victoria Reads Books
Victoria Reads Books rated it
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"The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day."I generally refrain from holding authors in such high regard u...
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