I can’t make you watch this video, but trust me you will be glad you did. Many powerful lessons in a short 10 minutes.
How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion?
This excerpt from the talk by the late David Foster Wallace might just change the way you see the tiny, sometimes annoying, details of life. The speech is also published in a short book “This Is Water – Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life”
Few great quotes from David Foster Wallace:
“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.”