1. If giving a speech, one is expressing long-repressed feel­ings for all the world to hear. 2. If listening to a speech, one is hearing feelings from another person previously rejected. 3. If making a speech at a conference and one is booed off the stage (or from whatever forum one is speaking from), one feels his/her ideas are not being accepted. 4. If one is speaking and is accepted, one is respected for one’s ideas.