Rhetoric

Inspiring a Nation – Theodore C. Sorensen

Inspiring a Nation – Theodore C. Sorensen

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When the New York Times reported the death of Theodore C. Sorensen, close adviser and counselor to John F. Kennedy (JFK) for eleven years, In the scheme of things here in Australia in 2010 that may not mean very much to a large majority of people. However Ted Sorensen was the man who assisted JFK give form to his ideas, helped him to shape his personality and image and to forge a powerful legacy through the logic, sense and empowerment of his words. During his journey in the public spotlight JFK must certainly have been pleased to have Sorensen by his side. His was a talent that deserves to be applauded.

Rhetoric – The Art of Persuasion is a Cultural Imperative

Rhetoric – The Art of Persuasion is a Cultural Imperative

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Words well delivered can be loaded up with many meanings, both positive and negative. They can infiltrate and influence our thoughts, our ideas, and opinions because words are how the world works. The style of life words have produced is what we enjoy in Australia today. Many have died to protect those rights and our liberty under the law.