I’ve heard this speech on the radio. It’s POWERFUL REMINDER of several things in life. 1. School only teaches you to learn. 2. If you lead a life led by emotions you don’t really understand compassion. For many times showing compassion means you hurt in order to show it. Not that you hurt one group in order to show it to another. 3. Government isn’t the solution, It’s the problem -Ronald Reagan.
Texas A&M Commencement Address:
The students gave a standing ovation;
the faculty were deathly silent!
BLOGGER’S NOTE: This speech is from a book Neal Bortz wrote in 1998, and NOT AN ACTUAL SPEECH HE recently gave at TEXAS A&M. Nevertheless, Mr Bortz is the author and perhaps he will deliver this one day soon!
Neal Boortz is a Texan, a lawyer, a Texas Aggie (Texas A&M) graduate, and now a nationally syndicated talk show host from Atlanta . His commencement address to the graduates of a recent Texas A&M class is far different from what either the students or the faculty expected. Whether you agree or disagree, his views are certainly thought provoking.
“I am honored by the invitation to address you on this august occasion. It’s about time. Be warned, however, that I am not here to impress you; you’ll have enough smoke blown up your bloomers today…
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