Tuesday, May 30, 2006

I believe that man will not only endure, but prevail...

You may have read Faulkner, but have you heard him?

I love his Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance speech. It is so amazing.

William Faulkner reads his speech accepting the Nobel Prize in Literature,
which he was awarded in 1949. At the time this speech was given, the world had
just emerged from the chaos of the Second World War, and the threat of atomic
annihilation hung over humanity. Faulkner's faith in the human spirit, as
expressed in this speech, rejects in his way the horrors of the preceding

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