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Celebrating Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream”

On 28 August 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of the most famous speeches in history, I Have a Dream. I write this post on the 53rd anniversary of that … Continue reading

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Perfect Public Speaking is an Asymptote

Recently, I wrote a post entitled Basic Speech Geometry. Today we return to the mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces. An asymptote is a straight line that a curve approaches but never touches. It comes from the … Continue reading

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“I Have a Dream” by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Analysis of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Continue reading

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I have a dream . . .

That’s because I’m asleep! Nothing terribly insightful today.  Just a lighthearted reminder of the importance of keeping our audiences engaged.  And awake. Two clips below.  The last one is priceless! Bill Clinton during a Martin Luther King Day Speech And my favourite … Continue reading

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