Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Audio and Transcript - If you want to be culturally and intellectually relevant, Bob, then you need to consider all other points of view. That’s what the intellectual does. The intellectual is merely just a thinker. He actually thinks the problem through. You know what the intellectual process actually requires you to do, Bob? It actually requires you to consider all alternatives. You do not have a preconceived notion unless there’s obedien….Continue
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"Having served my country from very early life, in all its highest trusts and most difficult emergencies, from the most important of which trusts 1 have lately retired, I cannot otherwise than feel with great sensibility, this proof of the high confidence of this very enlightened and respectable. Assembly.
I regret my appointment from another consideration: a fear, that I shall not be able to discharge the duties of the trust, with advantage to my country. Being placed, however, here, 1 [would] exert my best faculties, physical and mental, such as they are, at every hazard, to discharge its duties to the satisfaction of this Assembly, and of my country."
James Monroe accepting the Chair at VA Constitutional Convention, 1829