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If this isn’t nice, then what is?

I came across If This Isn’t Nice, What Is?: Advice to the Young1, a collection of Kurt Vonnegut2s commencement speeches he gave.

Vonnegut’s sardonic tone is so unequivocally unique and succinct.


  1. If This Isn’t Nice, What Is?: Advice to the Young.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 26 Aug. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/If_This_Isn%27t_Nice,_What_Is%3F:_Advice_to_the_Young. Accessed 29 Sept. 2022. 

  2. Kurt Vonnegut.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 20 Sept. 2022, en​.wikipedia​.org/​w​i​k​i​/​K​u​r​t​_​V​o​n​n​e​gut. Accessed 29 Sept. 2022. 

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