Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, …

Review of 'This is water' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

It's an interesting assessment of ego, of why education matters, and why we need to control our thoughts. Most troubling: "The capital-t Truth is about life before death. It is about making it to thirty, or maybe even fifty, without wanting to shoot yourself in the head." Wallace killed himself in 2008. I think he got lost along the way, but knew what the journey was about.