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  1. Feb 2017
    1. he honest rhetorician therefore has two things in mind: a vision of how matters should go ideally and ethically and a considera-tion of the special circumstances of his auditors.

      Aaaand also his own special circumstances, I would imagine. After all, one's account of "how matters should go ideally and ethically" always seems to conveniently leave the "honest" rhetorician in a comfortable position. At least, this is the case in the examples I've encountered.