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Reading famous speeches on air and then talking about their history, what they mean and how they inspire people.

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I'll be reading excerpt from Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451." The scene I am reading takes place right after Montag burns a woman alive and steals one of her books and brings it home. At this point, Montag is in his bed "sick," talking to the... more

Some of my thoughts on Max Ehrmann's "Desiderata" had remained unsaid last week. This week I'll start off with an audio version of "Desiderata", complete the chain off thought that began last week and end the episode with my own... more

I will be reading "desiderata", sharing my thoughts on it. It is a wonderful poem by Max Ehrmann, the gist of which is not to sweat the small stuff and "strive to be happy!"

Tune-in to hear "Tryst with Destiny" made on the eve of India's India's Independence day by India's first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to the Indian Parliament.

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