Martin Luther King's Legacy


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"he spoke about towards education, on the topics of education and also continuing the struggle for freedom and equality and equity for everyone."

"he spent a bit of time talking about how education has two purposes. One is a utilitarian purpose, which is preparing us for careers. And then the other purpose is to develop character."

"two dangerous things in the world is sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."

"We’re all ignorant about something. We don’t know everything, but if we approach everything with sincerity, then we can hopefully humbly come to knowledge which is the goal of education."

"To challenge a way of thinking is dangerous, but it is necessary. It can be scary, but from that comes good things,"

"anybody can love a friend. Anybody can hate hate, but it takes a strong, solid person to be able to return love to hate."

"What I see today so much in dialogue is that when two people are arguing about a disagreement, if one isn’t succeeding, that person frequently moves from the area of disagreement to criticizing the person."

"We can attack ideas, we can attack thoughts, we can challenge thoughts—and that’s a good thing, iron sharpens iron—but we don’t attack the person and who they are. That’s a reflection on our character when we do that."

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