I hate these events generally. They have a deadening quality of sameness.
I also find them full of offensive, propagandistic lies.
This year’s I found a bit more pleasant. I couldn’t hear it.
But I can imagine what the speakers probably all said, or some version of it:
1) You can do anything if you want it badly enough.
2) Aim high.
3) Do great things. Make us proud.
I wish what we told young people at graduations was something more like this:
1) Be a decent person.
2) Make a modest contribution to your community, understanding that that is probably all that you want to make and all that will be…
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