Wow this is really epic!  Listen and think about the message in this because it is really an amazing spoken word piece. 

In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn’t become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we’ve ever come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education.
We made this video, built around an abridged version of the original audio recording, with the hopes that the core message of the speech could reach a wider audience who might not have otherwise been interested. However, we encourage everyone to seek out the full speech (because, in this case, the book is definitely better than the movie).
-The Glossary Read the full speech here:
http://web.archive.org/web/20080213082423/http://www.marginalia.org/dfw_kenyon_..

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I am a 43 year old IT Consultant who has decided to go back to school and get a degree.

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