“I believe I want adult sanity, which seems to me the only unalloyed form of heroism available today.”
The article traces Wallace’s unfulfilled “preoccupation with mindfulness.”
“They’re rare, but they’re among us. People able to achieve and sustain a certain steady state of concentration, attention, despite what they’re doing.”
Give yourself the time to read it, all, along with this excerpt from his unfinished work. I know you have the time, and I pray you have the attention.