“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” —Edmund Burke
I’ve mentally fondled a plethora of TED Talks, yet this represents a first. Twice the audience rises as one, intense appreciation propelling raucous applause. With a maestro’s control of language, spoken word poet Sarah Kay harmonizes the serial messages conveyed, spellbinding the listener.
Personal opinion: Not all vermin hide in holes. Toxic infections currently prance among us, masquerading as politicians. I doubt randomly selected folks could perform more poorly.
Start your weekend with a heartfelt smile, courtesy of my 2nd home. Snapped @ Sylvan Heights #Bird Park, Scotland Neck NC
Nature, as Church, where sermons are delivered without a middleman’s pollution.
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