CMU professor gives his last lesson on life


If I don’t seem as depressed or morose as I should be, sorry to disappoint you.”

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  1. thanks for putting this up. very emotional!!!

  2. this made me cry – aww! he is such a wonderful person, you can say that much for sure although I did not ever hear of him

  3. It looks like the entire lecture is segmented on YouTube:

    I haven’t watched them yet, but the “brick wall” quote from the WSJ video was enough motivation to do so.

  4. thanks for sharing this. my mum just got diagnosed with advanced stomach cancer and we’re hoping and praying that she will pull through. as accepting as he is of the remaining time he has, he does let us in on just how hard it is sometimes. whether in sickness or in health, we should always appreciate the gift of everyday.

  5. I watched the entire talk last night from:

    Best thing I’ve seen in awhile. This is an understatement to be sure, but it really puts things into perspective.

    I cried and cried by the end.

    Thanks for posting this.