“I want to thank the trustees, the administrators, the faculty of MUM for creating an institution worthy of Maharishi’s ideals of education, as well as enabling the students through transcendental education and vedic knowledge to slack off twice a day for an hour and a half.”‘
The famous comedian and high school drop out received an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Causa from Maharishi University on Saturday. In return, he gave the school and other graduates a funny and heartfelt graduation speech.
“The decisions we make in this moment are based in either love or fear,” he continued. “So many of us chose our path out of fear disguised as practicality. What we really want seems impossibly out of reach and ridiculous to expect so we never ask the universe for it. I’m saying I’m the proof that you can ask the universe for it. And if it doesn’t happen for you right away, it’s only because the universe is so busy fulfilling my order.”