Mon Jan 21, 2013, 10:46 PM
Laochtine (394 posts)
MLK reached me
I am an atheist, but his words are some of the most profound words I've heard on violence.
He was pretty good on workers rights too. I'll work with my enemies and my lesser friends
But I will work
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MLK reached me (Original post)
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Response to Laochtine (Original post)
Mon Jan 21, 2013, 11:12 PM
A HERETIC I AM (16,452 posts)
1. Look up and watch his "I have been to the mountaintop" speech.
It will take your breath away, particularly since he was assassinated the next day.
I was 9 years old, and remember it clearly.
Response to ScottLand (Reply #2)
Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:47 AM
cleanhippie (19,705 posts)
3. And while the inverse may not be true, a strong argument can be made that a belief in god...
means one is more likely to believe in inequality and violence as a justifiable means to perpetuate one's beliefs.