David Foster Wallace: This is Water (2005)

(…) 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. That is real freedom. The alternative is unconsciousness, the default-setting, the “rat race” — the constant gnawing sense of having had and lost some infinite thing. Este es un fragmento del discurso de la ceremonia de graduación pronunciado por Foster Wallace en la Universidad de Kenyon el 21 de mayo de 2005, tres años antes de suicidarse. La reacción más común … Continúa leyendo David Foster Wallace: This is Water (2005)