General Patton or Shakespeare's Henry V: Who Said It Better?
Two of the most famously rousing speeches in history, though one is from a dramatic work, address many of the same topics: bravery, fear, camaraderie, and death.
Two of the most famously rousing speeches in history address many of the same topics: bravery, fear, camaraderie, and death.
General George S. Patton delivered his speech to the American Army on several occasions as it prepared for the D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II.
Patton's aggressive approach to war ultimately cost him his career, though not before winning him many supporters — and battles.
At the battle of Agincourt in 1415, England's King Henry V was vastly outnumbered by French fighters, yet the English army carried the day.
Shakespeare dramatizes the unlikely victory by writing Henry a speech that inspires in his men a miraculous fighting spirit.
GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON AND SHAKESPEARE'S HENRY V ON DYING:
We're more dependent on them than we realize.
- Scientists says our survival depends on biodiversity.
- A natural climate strategy we often forget.
- Seeing our place among the Earth's living creatures.
There's a high social cost that comes with lighting up.
While short-term results are positive, there is mounting evidence against staying in ketosis for too long.
- Recent studies showed volunteers lost equal or more weight on high-carb, calorie-restricted diets than low-carb, calorie restricted diets.
- There might be positive benefits to short-term usage of a ketogenic diet.
- One dietician warns that the ketogenic diet could put diabetics at risk for diabetic ketoacidosis.
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