Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
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Right speech

I've been enjoying a discussion with someone about speech-making and whether if one crafts and delivers well, they might use their abilities as Hitler did.  What if they take their skills to the Dark Side?   I remembered back to Athens and the debates on rhetoric which are still relevant now.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorgias_(dialogue)


What I have come to see in Toastmasters is that the speeches with heart, and therefore courage, are the ones that matter.  These speeches reach right into our heart.  Here is an example.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/0WyYRA4aZSI
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