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elevator convo about civics and selfishness

Foster Wallace, D. (2012). §19. In Foster Wallace, D. The Pale King. Penguin, pp. 132-151

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'[...] given how fast the first forty-two years have shot by it's not going t be long before I too pass away, whoever imagined that there was a more truthful way to put it than "die," "pass away," the very sound of it makes me feel the way I feel at dusk on a wintry Sunday--'

'Anybody got the time? How long we been in here, three hours?'

'And not only that, but everybody who knows me or even knows I exist will die, [...]'

in the middle of the elevator convo (on politics). inspiration for a board meeting or something that has devolved into a very strange conversation + the random, ignored interruption

tech-specific distractions: webinar, apple announcement, linkedin request

—p.145 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 2 months ago

'[...] given how fast the first forty-two years have shot by it's not going t be long before I too pass away, whoever imagined that there was a more truthful way to put it than "die," "pass away," the very sound of it makes me feel the way I feel at dusk on a wintry Sunday--'

'Anybody got the time? How long we been in here, three hours?'

'And not only that, but everybody who knows me or even knows I exist will die, [...]'

in the middle of the elevator convo (on politics). inspiration for a board meeting or something that has devolved into a very strange conversation + the random, ignored interruption

tech-specific distractions: webinar, apple announcement, linkedin request

—p.145 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 2 months ago