david wallace

 A great commencement speech by a great writer. Wallace speaks of what he believes the reality of education and educating yourself really means. 

Wallace committed suicide in 2008 after years of depression and to me knowing this adds another layer of complexity to the speech. 

Make your own impression of the speech and the ideas he presents. The speech is below in its entirety and may not be here long. So read while you can…  Read the rest of this entry »