Im in university and every-time i lose all motivation to study i listen to this and it always gets me extremely pumped and Im then really eager to get back to my studies. Its a speech about self responsibility on a down to earth, logical way.
History is a cruel teacher, not just for Al Gore, but for the nation as a whole.
This address appears to be the genesis if not the actual outline for Mr. Gore's " The Assault on Reason." Mr. Gore's often lampooned speech pattern and cadence are perfect for this subject matter as he puts in place each of the puzzle pieces that reveal what the Bush Administration's, and the Corporatist' agenda are for the United States.