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May 17, 2013

this is fantastic

I usually ignore/avoid things passed virally around the web (especially facebook).  There are only a few of them that are good enough to watch an share.

I had seen this one around for a while, but didn't want to waste my time.

I'm glad I watched it.  Because this is what I believe about higher education (and education in general).  Going to school is not just about knowledge...it's about learning how to be with/work with/play with/interact with/understand other people that aren't like you.  It's a skill that is learned best through experience.

David Foster Wallace says it brilliantly.

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/65576562 w=500&h=281]

THIS IS WATER - By David Foster Wallace from The Glossary on Vimeo.

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