"You're Not Special" Commencement Speech

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by OccupyThis, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. "You’ll note the founding fathers took pains to secure your inalienable right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness–quite an active verb, “pursuit”–which leaves, I should think, little time for lying around watching parrots rollerskate on Youtube."
     
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  3. Lucrum

    Lucrum

    Exactly! Our government owes no one anything but the opportunity or environment enabling that "pursuit". What each individual chooses to do with that opportunity is up to them. And they alone should suffer the consequences of choosing poorly.

    Try telling that to a bleeding heart though.