SOCIAL MEDIA POST designed and written by Shelley Batcules, July 31, 2019.
On Simcoe day in Ontario otherwise known as Emancipation Day, marking the end of slavery in the British Empire, and being born to a British family, I walked free on the plank of philosophy, dealt out audio tapes on my deck speaking what I suspect is sage sound advice in an age marked by the pulse of fast-paced passersby, obviously oblivious to overcoming oppression – many asleep at wisdom’s wheel.
To openupminds… I opened up the audio, applied my amplifiers, and sounded off the spectacles of Socrates, pondering of Plato, outed the ideals of Aristotle, advanced Marcus Aurelius Stoicism to stimulate the sleeping to see and hear the sentimental seriousness of scholarly thought, to cultivate and celebrate great minds of the past, bringing the old to new school education.
After all that I needed a night-cap with Kennedy remembering Rice and the power of the performance. I played the moment for all to hear in “plainsight”…provoking a momentous moment to see the power in our past… I must say, I was moved by how many hope filled people hovered past, were humbled to hear his words for the first or second time, and see his timeless impression and impact…