Comments: King's dream of Christian service. How do you serve?

Well said, sir, well said.

Posted by BobG at January 17, 2005 10:08 AM

I'm like you... today is another work day. I'll admit that it's kind of nice to flog the word processor without the phone ringing constantly. Maybe I can get ahead a little bit. For that, I'm thankful. And maybe I'll go out and watch the parade when it goes by the office.

Bob

Posted by Bob Baird at January 17, 2005 10:58 AM

The title "Dr." King is a bit of a misnomer as he plagiarized his doctoral thesis, along with much of his scholarly and civil rights work.

Posted by Joshua Claybourn at January 17, 2005 12:30 PM

My first knowledge of Martin Luther KIng was when he was asassinated. I was five years old and I thought our King had died!

Of course, I learned later that what I remembered was MLK's departure from this old world.

It was in January or April of '83 that I heard a non-stop presentation of his speeches on a local college radio station. It was his near-embodiment of honey rather than vinegar that made me a huge fan right then. He knew, and I learned, that people will listen if they don't feel like they're being assaulted -- even if they know they're wrong.

MLK did more for civil rights in a few short years than Jesse Jackson can ever do in all of his decades. Jackson can wail like a preacher with the best of 'em, but his rhetoric often rings shallow, not universal.

Martin Luther King forgot more than Jesse Jackson will ever know about how to inspire us to our best possible future.

Posted by Tuning Spork at January 17, 2005 11:31 PM

Lies. MLK would be resisting Bush most certainly. Any who claim he would bless Bush's butchery are delusional or liars.

Posted by VP Admin at January 22, 2005 05:19 PM
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