A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.

Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies – or else? The chain reaction of evil – hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars – must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.

Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

2 comments on “MLK Day

  1. Allie January 19, 2010 2:05 pm

    Love that third quote. Haunting.

  2. James January 19, 2010 2:28 pm

    A lot of his quotes startle me. I read an article by Cornell West about the “Santa-fication” of Martin Luther King Jr. in America, how we have forgotten what a real radical threat he was…

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