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Underpinnings of the Conversare project

April 14, 2010 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Perhaps what crystallized the idea of having Conversare gatherings – although the notion had been percolating away for some time – was my noticing two items about ‘disconnectedness’. The first was seeing this obituary notice in Time Magazine of 29 Dec 2008: David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) "One of the presiding literary lights of his generation, Wallace anatomized the problems of 21C existence in intelligent, achingly funny novels, stories and essays. His subject was the existential distance that separates people from one another - a distance he spent his life trying to bridge with words". (The 'bold' above is my emphasis. Plus to add...

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