“…To be an Athenian is to cherish language because you believe it to be humankind’s most precious gift. In their use of language, Athenians strive for grace, precision, and variety. And they admire those who can achieve such skill. To a Visigoth, one word is as good as another, one sentence in distinguishable from another. A Visigoth’s language aspires to nothing higher than the cliche…”
This should be shared all over. Sadly America is going the way of the Visigoths.
Read the whole speech by following the link.
Smoking Mirrors – http://wp.me/p4Dj0-7Nr