David Damberger's Speech On Failure

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Often after we accomplish a task, we congratulate ourselves, receive a feeling of satisfaction, and move on in the knowledge that we made a difference. However, that difference is not always as long lasting as we expect, and what we though was a finished solution could just be repeating the mistakes of the past. This is one of the primary talking points David Damberger uses to explain his thoughts on accepting and admitting failure. Over the course of his presentation, Mr. Damberger presents his topic though emotion (Pathos), credibility (Ethos), and logic (Logos) to clearly and effectively engage his audience in the benefits of failure. During his presentation on failure, Mr. Damberger went into great detail with the purpose of the aid program in helping support those that do not have access to basic supplies, showing completed projects and those people and countries that were helped. He then informs his audience that these lofty accomplishments were ultimately failures. When Mr. Damberger first introduces himself on stage, he shows an image of a young boy from Africa smiling while holding fresh water. He explains that Inook (The boy in the image) has just received fresh water for the first time in his community, just like 5 million other African natives over the course of the last 10 years. This heartwarming idea is then rattled when Mr. Damberger tells his audience that that image is a lie. This allows him to captivate his audience into his talk, touching on the emotional
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