The wisdom in the article has already caused it to be cited many times in its short life.
In part it says:
[M]any Commencement speakers, besides flattering themselves that they are in morally superior careers, is to flatter the graduates that they are now equipped to go out into the world as “leaders” who can prescribe how other people should live....
It might never occur to many Commencement speakers, or to their audiences, that what the speakers are suggesting is that inexperienced young graduates are to prescribe, or help to dictate, to vast numbers of other people who have the real world experience that the graduates themselves lack.It just so happens that Paul Krugman gave a commencement speech in the Berkshires recently/. This is what Krugman advised that the "inexperienced young graduates" do that he spoke to:
So go out there, be citizens, and make the world a better place.-RW