Monday, January 17, 2011

Words to think about on MLK Jr. Day from speech in which he talked of "a society gone mad on war."

Words to Ponder on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.

-- Martin Luther King Jr., "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” April 4, 1967, Riverside Church, New York City

Photo: Taken on my visit to Arlington National Cemetery in 2009, a deeply moving experience.

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