"You Get To Decide What Has Meaning and What Doesn't, You Get To Decide What To Worship" – David Foster Wallace Commencement Address On The True Purpose of a Liberal Arts Education

Lots of good, thought-provoking stuff in this 2005 commencement speech by David Foster Wallace.  The following section especially jumped out at me knowing how Wallace would eventually kill himself a few years later:

“It is not the least
bit coincidental that adults who commit suicide with firearms almost
always shoot themselves in: the head. They shoot the terrible master.
And the truth is that most of these suicides are actually dead long
before they pull the trigger.”

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