Durch Zufall wurde meine Aufmerksamkeit gestern Abend wieder auf den leider verstorbenen Randy Pausch gelenkt. Im folgenden Video spricht Pausch auf der Abschlussfeier des Jahrgangs 2008 der Carnegie Mellon University…
I am glad to be here today. Hell, I am glad to be anywhere today. […] Last August, I was told that most likely I had three to six month left to live. I am on month nine now. […]
Somebody said to me in the light of these numbers: „Wow, so you are really beating the grim reaper“. And what I said without even thinking about it, is: „We don’t beat the reaper by living longer, but by living well, and living fully — for the reaper will come for all of us. The question is: what do we do between the time we are born and the time he shows up?