kottke.org posts about commencement

There is no themJul 14 2008

Advice from Patton Oswalt's commencement speech given at the high school he graduated from.

Reputation, Posterity and Cool are traps. They'll drain the life from your life. Reputation, Posterity and Cool = Fear.

And:

There Is No Them.

Amen, brother. Although, think about all of the great art we'd be missing out on if 18-year-olds actually took that advice.

flylittlebird is "an experiment in building collectiveAug 26 2005

flylittlebird is "an experiment in building collective wisdom from hundreds of undergraduate commencement speeches".

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