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The Ultimate Hypocrisy

It’s rather like an arsonist being invited to speak at a convention of fire-fighters, or a murderer speaking to a cadre of police officers.  Like a cat at a gathering of canines, or a 6th grade dropout giving a talk to college grads.  846 more words

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Live Rare in a Medium-Well World

This coming Friday, I’m honored to give the virtual commencement address for my school, Alpha Omega Academy. The best part? Since it’s virtual, you can attend! 111 more words


On Searching and Sledgehammers

A well-acknowledged fact about sledgehammers is that the activity exponentially decreases in fun. The first slam of the hammer into plaster is euphoric. Fault lines form and you are a 7.9 on the Richter Scale. 796 more words


Is the bell out of order on the YBR? Let the commencement speech commence!

The 2018 Commencement Address at Emerald University

It is with dubious distinction that I stand here before the Emerald University Class of 2018. I say dubious because last year’s commencement speaker, the Wicked Witch of the West, and the recipient of an honorary doctorate, was stripped of her honorary degree because she ran afoul by misusing her power.  654 more words