commencement Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

The Commencement Speech You Never Hear

Before graduates are urged to change the world, perhaps they should be encouraged to change themselves, or at least, to look inward.

Here’s The Graceful Commencement Speech Hillary Clinton Should Have Given This Year

Hillary Clinton missed an opportunity to share with young women what it is like to win the popular vote but still lose the election, and nevertheless get up in the morning to fight another day. In one way or another, this sort of thing happens to all of us (although in a less public and spectacular way).

Health Care Needs a Soul

Amazing advances in the science of healing have not always been complemented by parallel advances in wisdom about the ways in which the new technological capabilities we possess should be deployed. The health care profession needs a soul as well as a mind.