Saturday, April 26, 2014

George Saunders On Kindness

Everyone could use an occasional refresher course in how not to be a jerk, and today I found this video that animates the commencement speech George Saunders gave last year at Syracuse. It's about how if there's one goal to shoot for, it should be to be kind to people.

I'm a Syracuse alum and I also took one of Saunders' classes when I was a senior, so these sorts of things thrill me in tiny, inexplicable ways.

If you've never read a book by George Saunders, you could start with Tenth of December