Sound bytes

Published: 8/13/2019 9:29:03 AM

Ed Gregory quoted Plato (Phaedrus) in his letter of July 10 concerning “the great orator in the White House”: “In good speaking, should not the mind of the speaker know the truth of the matter about which he is to speak?”

Might I add an additional quote from philosopher Plato (The Republic)? “The rulers of the state are the only ones who would have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the State”.

We are truly a people plagued by sound bytes; aren’t we?

Rev. Phill Grant

Bernardston


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