Speaking / Speech

“As you listen to music, listen to me that way. Don’t listen to me as you listen to a philosopher; listen to me as you listen to the birds,” says Osho.

Young activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the UN COP24 climate talks in Poland, December 2018 (video): “…we have to speak clearly, no matter how uncomfortable that may be.”

Richard, you say, “I have been very interested to listen to your lectures during the past few days. Far from being unintellectual, they could be described as an intellectual tour de force.” When I am talking to you, even if I am talking about something supra-intellectual, I talk in intellectual ways because otherwise you will

Speak with Conviction

Listening to people speak, I have often wondered why so many make random, commonplace statements and query them at the same time. Their voice ups and the sentence becomes a question rather than a statement.