“And it’s gonna get easier and easier, and more and more convenient, and more and more pleasurable, to be alone with images on a screen, given to us by people who do not love us but want our money.” – David Foster Wallace speaking with David Lipsky. 1996. (AOCYEUBY pg. 86)
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” J.R.R. Tolkien
“Wherever I am and whatever is occurring in my life, I am responsible for being there and I am responsible for changing it if it isn’t satisfactory.” – John C. Lilly, The Deep Self
If you haven’t watched Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford commencement address, I highly suggest taking a quick break to give it a listen, or click over to the Stanford website to read it.