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I came to feel that liberalism had been all too sentimental concerning human nature and that it leaned toward a false idealism.
So although liberalism left me unsatisfied on the question of the nature of man, I found no refuge in neo-orthodoxy. I am now convinced that the truth about man is found neither in liberalism nor in neo-orthodoxy. Each represents a partial truth.
originally posted by: Themaskedbeast
a reply to: JAGStorm
I disagree his daughter supports trump and still believes in his many teachings.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter criticizes Trump using her father's image in ad
“My father was working for an America with leaders who have answered the call to conscience and compassionate action,” King continued on Twitter. “He said, ‘We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with
originally posted by: LastWatcher
a reply to: JAGStorm
Having lived a past life where I was actively engaged with MLK, through my criticisms, and often slick remarks, etc.. I can say, he would be disgusted. I don't even think he would be living in America.
If there was one thing MLK was he was a man of peace.
Here's an interesting read on topic:
King's Message of Nonviolence Has Been Distorted
I'm guessing he'd be appalled by the commercialization of oppression politics, nonetheless.
“I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizens Councillor or the Ku Klux Klanner but the white moderate who is more devoted to order than to justice;” he wrote, “who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice; who constantly says, ‘I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I can't agree with your methods of direct action.’”