Bill Waterson’s speech at Kenyon College – Class of 1990 (or “SOME THOUGHTS ON THE REAL WORLD BY ONE WHO GLIMPSED IT AND FLED”)

  I have always admired Bill Waterson for everything he did and did not do. He  not only inspired millions of adults with his cartoons, he provided them “the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience”. The following is his Kenyon College Commencement speech, which I got from the MIT website.   SOME THOUGHTS ON […]

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The Stories We Never Hear

I just finished viewing this documentary, about a bunch of elite British Commandos who executed an amazingly brave (stupid?) and strategically incredibly important raid on a dock controlled by the Germans. The raid was so successful because it was “impossible”, and so brave, it has been called “the greatest raid of all time”. The documentary […]

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