Vivekananda’s 120-year-old 9/11 speech

The Hindu monk’s speech on religious tolerance and primacy of man has been hailed as one the greatest orations in history

The current issue of Intelligent Life, the culture-technology-lifestyle sibling of The Economist, poses the question “What was the greatest speech ever?” Six writers were asked to give their choices. Mark Tully, BBC’s former bureau chief for India, has chosen Swami Vivekananda’s speech at the first World’s Parliament of Religion in Chicago in 1893. ………

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