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Tough talk for today's graduates

In my most recent commentary for the Bowling Green Daily News, I offered some unsolicited advice to recent college graduates. 

While we should celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates, the predictable, upbeat messages of encouragement we often hear during graduation season aren’t sufficient.

It’s time for students to hear some tough talk too: put down your phone, stop focusing on your feelings, give thanks for your blessings and get busy sacrificing yourself for others.

And while they’re at it: go to church, get married and stay together, raise a family, and do something good for your community.

Because these are the ingredients to a genuinely happy life and a just social order.

Read the whole thing here.


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