Tag Archives: Rhetoric

First Principles: Speeches Should Be Given For Reason Not Word Count

“Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.” –  Benjamin Franklin (1735) Just ask Nancy Pelosi.. or anyone forced to listen that eight hours of nothing….    

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Confessions of St Augustine

St Augustine was born on November 13, 354 AD We have previously examined St Augustine’s life as well as his Confessions in part.  Please review the previously posted material so that you receive a fuller picture of the work and the … Continue reading

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