Watch: Michael Lewis tells Princeton grads: Don’t let it go to your heads

Here’s the commencement speech that best-selling author Michael Lewis delivered at the recent Princeton University commencement ceremonies, the Washington Post reports. This (full text below) was published on the school’s website, provided courtesy of Princeton University Office of Communications. Lewis, author of books including “Moneyball and “The Big Short,” tells the grads that they are part of “lucky few” and that they shouldn’t let it go their heads. The message is similar to that of a speech that English high school teacher David McCullough Jr. gave to seniors where he teachers, Wellesley High School in Massachusetts. McCullough’s elicited various responses. Some people (like me) thought it was somewhat harsh, as he kept telling the kids, “You aren’t special,” as if once wasn’t enough. Some readers sent me e-mails telling me I was wrong and that his speech was meant to help students understand the world and their place in it…

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