Mark Forsyth Keynotes - The keynotes by Mark Forsyth focus on how reality controls the meaning behind words. Mark uses the...
Once America achieved its independence, the country was uncertain as to what to name the Republican leader. After a three-week long debate, the senate never formally endorsed the title, but agreed to use it temporarily. After 223 years, this title is still in use, and it has become a word that reflects a hugely dominant nation and a country of greatness.
The who is a snollygoster keynote by Mark Forsyth shows how reality and history can shape a word. Politicians use words to control reality, but it is reality that controls words.