Imago lacus

The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...

Friday, May 10, 2013

DFW about the real value of a real education

which has (almost) nothing to do with knowledge and everything to do with simple awareness:

David Foster Wallacek hezkuntzari buruz Kenyon collegen emandako graduazio hitzaldia, via Edorta via Liberal Arts.

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