Déjà Vu – Martin Luther King On Our Wars Yesterday, And Today
December 25, 2012 By 43 Comments
In the epic Plato’s Republic, Thrasymachus attacked Socrates’ position that the idea justice is an inherent and equal right, claiming that it is just (by nature) that the strong rule over the weak. There are both men and women who seek and hold positions of power in our society – who subscribe to this very doctrine. A few short decades ago, Martin Luther King spoke of a nation gone mad on war, and of wars at home and abroad as the engine of injustice and poverty in the west. At the time, his words were received uncomfortably by many in the USA – but history proved that he had vision and foresight. His words ring true again today. So we pose the inevitable question: is justice and ethics progressing in the west, or are we regressing in a global tyranny? You answer is here… ….