the capital t truth is about life before death. it is about the real value of a real education which has almost nothing to do with knowledge. and everything to do with simple awareness. awareness of what is so real and essential. so hidden in plain sight all around us all the time. that we have to keep reminding ourselves. over and over. this is water. this. is. water.
every so often, when i feel enormously overwhelmed, i read david foster wallace's this is water.