Know Thyself: The King’s Speech

“Know thyself,” admonished the Oracle of Delphi.“If that which you seek you find not within, you will never find it without,” wrote Doreen Valiente.When I saw The King's Speech, I thought about those quotes. And about the kinds of power represented—power that comes from within, from knowing one's self and having a healthy pride in one's abilities and accomplishments. And the kind of power that is accorded by holding a certain place in society. Power that comes from without. Power that comes f … [Read more...]