the Loss

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by conchis, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. conchis

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    David Foster Wallace is dead.
    This is the true american loss of these days.

    read it if you didn't read it yet
     
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    Read what? Did you mean a particular book?
     
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    Never heard of the guy, I am sure I am not alone. I find it difficult to feel sad for someone that hangs there self. Not caring what it does to others.

    I have been hearing the news of a School Principle who was loved by everyone at the school, knew everyone of 1500 students by there first name. Got ill Friday was dead by Monday from a fast moving infection they say. Everyone there will have that on there minds and not even acknowledge this event. Its sad when a loved one dies, others people seem insignificant.

    bless the family of Evangelene Kimber.
     
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    I made it about half way through the novel Infinite Jest, it was bothering me more than it perhaps should have. Perhaps because I could see the truth and reality in what was being written as a form of fiction as being the actual future (then again, maybe I'm over analyzing). Not as enjoyable to me as Girl With Curious Hair (a collection of short tales) which had come out a few years prior and was the main reason I was looking forward to ... Jest.

    Sad loss, I had hoped he'd be around for a few more decades.
     
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