David Foster Wallace on the Important Kind of Freedom

“The freedom of all to be lords of our own, personal skull-sized kingdoms… alone at the center of all creation.

The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline and being able truly to care about people and to sacrifice for them, over and over in myriad petty, little unsexy ways everyday. That is real freedom.”

David Foster Wallace


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Oh my goodness, Chase, this is one of my favorite lines from DFW.

This is water.

This is water.

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