OK... Then... OK... take this speech and set it to music. Maybe inserts some crazy, kookygraphic. Star in that video yourself, post it on the web, and if it becomes a viral sensation,you'll be equal to any cat playing with a paper bag, any set of twin toodlers talking gibberish toeach other, as popular as a cute girl who says about Fridays, hey, you could be the next SamTsui.
Such are just one of the possibilities in our brave new world, the world you now inheritwhether you like it or not.
The jig is up, the clock has run out and the Future, with a capital F, now rests with all of you,in your goofy hats, and all because you went to Yale.
You are now the anointed!
The Charge Holders!
The best and brightest!
Each of you is shining hope for our nation in the world. You are the new wizards who can finallymake sense of all the deltavectors and square-roots and divided-bys and the theorem that wecall the human race.
The generations before you came with to count a job-now it's your turn, welcome! You know Ionce had a friend who had a rich uncle who promised to pay for his college as long as my friendwished to stay in school, "You should stay in school just as long as you can," the rich unclesaid, "because when you get out of college, you've gotta work everyday for the rest of yourlife." And you all will come to understand what that rich uncle meant, just as surely as yousomeday wonder where the hell you put your reading glasses, and to yell on your kids to turnthat damn music down.
1. set sth. to music
eg. He has attracted much interest by setting ancient religious texts to music.
eg. The composer set a sonnet to music.
2. star in
eg. The previous year Adolphson had starred in a play in which Ingrid had been an extra.
eg. He's starred in dozens of films.
3. be equal to
eg. The supply is equal to the demand.
eg. You are equal to him in positon and in money.
4. rest with
eg. The judge said that whether Miss Bergman wishes to admit it or not, the responsibility restswith her.
eg. The final decision rested with the President.
5. make sense of
eg. This means we are accessing images in our minds to make sense of the words.
eg. Seemingly unrelated subjects often contain the same principles, and it is only up to us asto how we make sense of them.