This past weekend, David McCullough spoke at the Wellesley High School Graduation, delivering the key message that, well, you are not special.
“Think about this, even if you’re one in a million, on a planet of 6.8 billion, that means there are nearly 7,000 people just like you.”
Using humor, and in only 10 minutes, David McCullough uses this “math even an English teacher can’t ignore” to encourage us to look beyond self-centrism and find meaning in living selflessly.
“Astrophysicists assure us the universe has no center. Therefore, you cannot be it.”
An important point, hilariously conveyed. Check it out: