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Public speech is easily reduced to an exercise in caricature, confected and boring, with the volume set too high. Amid this vast ado about nothing, it is little wonder that a decline in the standard of rhetoric is declared. But it is an illusion, and if public speech is boring the proper response is to be thankful.

When They Go Low, We Go High

Philip Collins

It’s time to write with feeling. Whether that’s with swagger and attitude. Or just avoiding platitudes. Let’s not be wallpaper designers. Let’s show words some love.

Write to excite

David Stevens

Surprisingly big breakthrough ideas come when you bridge two seemingly unconnected areas.

The Power of Indulging Your Weird, Offbeat Obsessions

Clive Thompson

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