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CSPAN
Aug 21, 2016 8:30am EDT
george plimpton, the andrew sisters, the lennon sisters, the smothers brothers. -- i think that's about it. vladimir, flip wilson, tell us about, joe namath, abbott and costello are greatly. that was a cameo. mae west and while bill hancock right here on this stage the i reviewed them all. also charles darwin. [laughter] and lafayette the key market yet -- marquis de lafayette. it was really old. socrates in the city gets its name from socrates. did you just? i'm greek so i can pretend i'm someone with greek philosophy and we picked been in socrates because socrates said the unexamined life is not worth living. and then he blew his brains out in an alley. so sad. soccer trees said the unexamined life is not worth living. you are very late. take your seat. if you are my friend angie felt like i will call you out. i have to say we realize in new york city people tend to avoid the big subjects, the important things, god, whatever can make you squirm. does god exist? what is the nature of reality. the kind of questions that people typically don't get into. we cover life, god and other small
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2016 5:30am EDT
repent of. but if you get stuck and you keep saying we are back and we did this, george washington was a slave owner, if you're in this cycle and you don't ever celebrate who you are and the fact you abolish slavery in fact you do with a bright and the fact we are always struggling to do this kind of stuff, if you seek to be patriotic in that sense of patriotic, something goes wrong. but the greek proverb that i quote in the book that if you don't boast about your house, it will fall down and crush you. in other words, there's something fundamental come intended to being human to be proud of her family, to be proud of the village, to be proud of your island, to be proud of your nation, your city. there's something fundamental about that. we all have been schooled and how that can go wrong. we know when nationalism goes wrong it becomes jingoistic, chest thumping. we've seen where that can go wrong, okay. but we also have to understand that not having a proper, healthy self regard pride in who we are can also go wrong. i think that's where we are. we tried 40 or so years of not real
CSPAN
Jun 26, 2016 4:15pm EDT
acknowledge and repent of. but if you get stuck and you keep saying that we're bad, we did this, george washington was a slave owner, in other words, if you're in this kind of self-flannelinglating cycle and you don't celebrate the fact that you abolished slavery and you dealt with civil rights and we're always struggling to do this kind of stuff, if you cease to be patriotic in the best sense of patriotic, something goes wrong. there's a greek proverb that i quote in the book that if you don't boast about your house, it will fall down and crush you. in other words, there's something fundamental, intrinsic to being human to be proud of your family, to be proud of your village, to be proud of your island, to be proud of your nation, your city. there's something fundamental about that. now, we all have been schooled in how that can go wrong, right? we know when nationalism goes wrong, it becomes gin go-istic, chest thumping. we've seen where that can go wrong. okay. but we also have to understand that not having a proper, healthy self-regard, pride in who we are can also go wrong. and i r
CSPAN
Jun 25, 2016 7:00pm EDT
were bad and we did this and george washington was a slave owner and if you never celebrate who you are and the fact that you abolish slavery and you dealt with civil rights and were always struggling to do this kind of stuff, if you cease to be patriotic in the best sense of patriotic, something goes wrong. there's a greek proverb that i quote in the book that if you don't boast about your house it will fall down and crush you. in other words or something fundamental and human to be proud of your family to be proud of your village, to be proud of your island and be proud of your nation, your city, there's something fundamental about that. now we all have been schooled and how that can go wrong. we know when nationalism goes wrong it becomes problematic. we've seen were that can go wrong. okay, we also have to understand that not having a proper, healthy, self regard or pride in who we are can also go wrong. i think that's where we are now. we've tried not really teaching kids that you need to love your country. i really think were at a place where most americans, anyone my age and
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2016 12:05am EDT
jack carter the comedy team burn san shriver george plimpton the injures sisters the smothers brothers. flip wilson. at bin it a rand castilloav very briefly was a cameo. [laughter] wild bill hitchcock i interviewed them all and also charles darwin and. [laughter] in lafayette. he was told it was tough we have had the eclectic smorgasbord of guests socrates in the city gets its name and i am greek so i can pretend i you familiar with greek philosophy and then he blew his brains out he said the head examined life is not worth living. you are very late please take your seat if you are late i will call you about if you are my friend. we realized in new york city people will avoid the big subjects are the important things like a god or whatever makes you squirm what is the nature of reality that kind of questions that people typically don't get into so life-and-death god and other small topics are reading is fair game that pretty much means we have all kinds of different gases on differentof e subjects i encourage you to go to the web site last year we did the events because our events are
CSPAN
Sep 5, 2016 12:00pm EDT
, the comedy team and resend alan and we have steve allen. we also had george clinton, the andrews sisters, the lennon sisters, the smothers brothers. i think that's about it. no, we had vladimir now called. flip wilson and kelly ceballos, abbott and castillo very briefly, that was a cameo. the rich brothers and wild bill hickok on this stage. i interviewed them all. alsocharles darwin . and the marquee their lafayette. he was old, it was tough to get him. he was very old. we had a really eclectic smorgasbord of gifts at the city. socrates in the city gets its name from socrates, did you guess? i'm brief so i can pretend i'm familiar with greek philosophy. socrates said things that the unexamined life is not worth living and then he blew his brains out in an alley. it's so sad. no, socrates said the only unexamined life is not worth living. by the way, amber, you are very late, take a seat. if you're my friend and you show up late i will call you out. but i have to say that we realize that in new york city people tend to avoid the big subjects, the important things. god. whatever c
CSPAN
Jul 26, 2016 8:00pm EDT
say the most extraordinary thing of all, when i read about george whitfield i was utterly astounded because i realized george whitfield came to the country and there is a chapter in his book he was one of the august figures in history. oddest figures in history. a 25-year-old cross eyed evangelist. he was a phenomenon and made them look like blues are atheists. a loser atheists. he basically preached four times a day nonstop for decades. now this is true. unlike anything existed he came to the shores in 1738 at the invitation of john and charles wesley starting an orphanage in georgia. he was a preaching maniac. was he preaching everyone to come to the congregationalist church? though. he was preaching you must be born again. it was the most basic gospel message. imagine going to a church they are preaching morality telling you what a jerk you are and you've got to try harder. you are a coalminer, fish wife, failure, and god loves you and has a plan and wants to pour out his love on you and you are no different then the duchess or the king. it was a message of egalitarianism from th
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