June 8th, 2008

book and glasses

Graduation Season

In the wake of the much-disseminated J K Rowling's graduation ceremony speech at Harvard, and remembering the masterpiece that was Kurt Vonnegut's contribution back in 1997, I've been thinking about the whole thing a little bit.

It is unlikely that I would be invited to give the commencement address at the local high school, let alone Harvard or MIT - I haven't, you know, sold ten million books and become a household name - but if I were to address a class of young people about to step into the great unknown...

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