David Foster Wallace's The Water Speech

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Throughout the speech of David Foster Wallace, I understand that the main idea he is trying to say in his speech is to think beyond of what you’ve be taught to. If you can think beyond what is right in front of you, then you have a skill that is beneficial to oneself. He encourages students to be more open minded, which allows oneself to think more “deeply”. The evidence that supports my idea is when the author gives the example of the two young fish who swam by the elder fish and did not understand what the elder fish meant by “How’s the water?”. The younger fish in the story represents people who only knows what is that is in front of them and does not think beyond it. Rather then what the elder fish represents which is a more mature understanding
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