MY LAST LECTURE PDF
MY LAST LECTURE PDF!
According to WPA the Last Lecture involves three invited talks where “journeyperson professors reflect about their experiences, strengths, and. I am flattered and embarassed by all the recent attention to my "Last Lecture." I am told that, including abridged versions, over six million people have viewed the. Randy Pausch, the professor whose “last lecture” made him a Lou-Gehrig-like symbol of the beauty and briefness of life, died Friday at his.
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A friend of mine has also set up a donations page at: A version with German subtitles is here. The lecture really was for my kids, but my last lecture others are finding value in it, that is wonderful.
Advice like this sometimes crosses the line into sappiness and glurge. Fortunately these moments are fairly rare, and as long as you don't read the book in a single sitting which is quite possible then you probably won't feel too overwhelmed.
Interestingly, shortly after I watched the last lecture my last lecture YouTube a student of mine asked me a similar question to the topic of the last lecture. What do I consider my most my last lecture lesson in life so far?
It is quite a difficult question to answer.
I'm sure that I don't have the life experience to give a good enough answer, but it's quite possible that this student was bright enough to recognize that and learn something from the incompleteness of my relatively uninformed response. I hope that someday I can have the kind of perspective that Randy shows in the lecture and the book.
We need people like Randy, who have a clear picture of what they have learned in life and who my last lecture willing to share it.
Regardless of whether you or I agree completely with his advice, what shines through is that this was a man who lived his life according to principles that he believed in, and that he thought others would benefit from hearing.
It includes stories of my last lecture childhood, lessons he wants his children to learn, and things he wants his children to know about him. He repeatedly stresses that one should have fun in everything one does, and that one should live life to its fullest because one never knows when my last lecture might be taken.
In the book, Pausch remarks that people told him he looked like he was in perfect health, even though he was dying of cancer.
Randy Pausch's Home Page
He discusses finding a happy medium between denial and being overwhelmed. He also states that he would rather have cancer than be hit by a bus, because if he were hit by a bus, he would not have had the time he spent with his family nor the opportunity to prepare them for his my last lecture.
And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we my last lecture to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy?