Viray: Oratory is a dying art

ORATORY is the art of making speeches to produce a response from the audience. The orator wants to persuade his audience to think or feel in a certain way.

I mourn the death of oratory among our statesmen.

Philippine history is replete with the orations of President Manuel Luis Quezon. He said once “Show me a people composed of vigorous, steady individuals and I will show you a great nation
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