An imaginative video that brilliantly captures the essence and impact of David Foster Wallace's 2005 commencement speech at Kenyon College.
Listening entails vulnerability. Listening requires a willingness, even a longing, to understand another.
"We don't have to schedule a trip to the monastery to enjoy the benefits of stopping for bells of mindfulness..."
Writing in order to know. Writing in order to be changed. Writing as compassion.
The brain is plastic and continues to change, not in getting bigger but allowing for greater complexity and deeper understanding.