kottke.org posts about speeches

There is no themJul 14 2008

Advice from Patton Oswalt's commencement speech given at the high school he graduated from.

Reputation, Posterity and Cool are traps. They'll drain the life from your life. Reputation, Posterity and Cool = Fear.

And:

There Is No Them.

Amen, brother. Although, think about all of the great art we'd be missing out on if 18-year-olds actually took that advice.

Some remarks by Robert Kennedy on theJan 16 2006

Some remarks by Robert Kennedy on the assassination of Martin Luther King. (Audio version.)

3quarksdaily has the full-text of Martin LutherJan 16 2006

3quarksdaily has the full-text of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech given on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial in Wash. DC. Audio of the speech available here. (Also, King's I've Been to the Mountaintop and declaration against the Vietnam War.)

Assorted sermons and speeches from Martin Luther King.Jan 16 2006

Assorted sermons and speeches from Martin Luther King.

flylittlebird is "an experiment in building collectiveAug 26 2005

flylittlebird is "an experiment in building collective wisdom from hundreds of undergraduate commencement speeches".

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