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The Importance of Individuality

A Michigan State University Commencement Speech by Steve Wozniak

— July 7, 2012 — Keynote Trends
In this Michigan State University Commencement speech from Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple opens up about his own youth and experiences as a university student. Having not received his university degree until many years after Apple became successful, he advises the graduating students to not waste time and to have as much fun as possible in life.

Holding very strong opinions surrounding the restrictions society places on today's youth and education, he believes everyone has multiple paths to take in life, and it is crucial to trust one's instinct. According to Wozniak, an internal reason to do something is going to push someone to truly accomplish their goals.

Today's youth need to fight through society's restrictions and follow their dreams. Independent thinking and surrounding oneself with like-minded individuals is the first step to living a fulfilling life.
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