Wallace's Commencement Speech On Liberal Arts Education

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The commencement speech that was delivered by Wallace did not sugar coat life after graduation. Instead, he talked about how the graduates should apply the know-how they have gained from liberal arts education to maneuver the adult life that lies right before them. According to Wallace, “Learning how to think really means how to exercise some control over how and what to think”. This is a quality that the students acquired during their four years at the liberal arts institution, but might not have known its use it after graduation. This speech provided guidance to the graduating students and left them with a better understanding of life situations. It also gave them guidance on how to effectively use their knowledge to tackle obstacles they
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