Let Graduation Season and the Speeches Commence.
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Colleges, Universities, High Schools, Trade Schools, and lots of other kinds of schools are celebrating at this time of year as another graduating class readies itself to be set loose upon the world.
To commemorate such an occasion, many celebrities, politicians, and other important folks are being asked to deliver Commencement Speeches throughout the country. I think this would be a daunting task, you want to be inspirational, a little funny, original, and heaven forbid not boring. So far this year, Michelle Obama, Sean P. Diddy Combs, Sandra Bullock, Elin Nordegren, V.P.Joe Biden, Sec. of State John Kerry, Bill Nye(the Science Guy), NASA Astronaut and UConn alum Rick Mastracchio have all been asked to deliver just such a speech with even more names to be added to the list.
With so many speeches given not just this year, but every year, I wondered if anyone could find similar themes, consistent ideas and thoughts throughout these thousands of speeches. As it turns out, someone did...