AOC e1658140261243 • Distorted Rhetoric and Forgotten Principles: How AOC is Reviving Oratory in the US
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Distorted Rhetoric and Forgotten Principles: How AOC is Reviving Oratory in the US

There are parallels to be made between the shape of democracy in Athens all those years ago and that of US politics today. In the same manner that rhetoric took principal place in determining the outcome of the socio-economic structures of the Athenian city-state, so too have we witnessed the undeniable power that rhetoric continues to possess in the present-day.

nature forest trees park.Sqoosh • We need to talk about trees
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We need to talk about trees

Trees are now a matter of politics. And we are learning that trees do more than previously thought. They are in fact a source of hope.

The Cave of Despair by J.M.W. Turner e1593471226589 • The New Dark Age
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The New Dark Age

Hope is above all ‘a state of mind … it is a dimension of the soul … It is an orientation of the spirit’