'BYU' logo, degree should inspire grads to avoid political tribalism and make a more 'wonderful world,' record class told
There is no room for political tribalism or contempt in a BYU graduate, or even in a briefcase bearing the school's Y logo on it, speakers told the largest number of Brigham Young University grads in history on Thursday morning.
"If we are going to beat the problem of contempt, we’re going to need something more radical than civility — something that speaks to our hearts' desire," said Arthur Brooks, a Catholic who is a longtime friend of the school and president of the American Enterprise Institute, a nonpartisan public policy think tank in Washington, D.C.
"We need love," said Brooks, on whom BYU bestowed an honorary doctorate. "We need a new generation ready to model lives of love in the midst of the culture of contempt."
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: Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
: Tad Walch, Deseret News
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