Category: Al Gore

Final Argument: Classroom Training

“If ever there was a country where eloquence was a power, it is the United States.” 8 Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson 128 (1883). Nowhere is this quote more true than in an American courtroom.


Documentaries and Persuasion

PBS recently repeated two episodes of Ken Burns’ epic masterpiece The Civil War, and it motivated me to write this post. I started this blog as a place to put in writing all the crazy ideas that float through my over-active brain. I find if I don’t force myself to write them, I forget all or part of them. Thus, I want to put down ideas like this which I have ruminated about for awhile.