Misc. – A Few Things I Like

* Best speech I’ve seen or read in recent memory

David Foster Wallace Commencement Speech

(a little long and may disappear soon for copyright reasons)

I first read about it here.


This one is a close second, Michael Lewis Princeton Commencement Speech.

“…A broader and less practical message: don’t be deceived by life’s outcomes. Life’s outcomes, while not entirely random, have a huge amount of luck baked into them. Above all, recognize that if you have had success, you have also had luck — and with luck comes obligation. You owe a debt, and not just to your Gods. You owe a debt to the unlucky.”



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