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Old 03-31-2009, 12:17 AM   #22
GarfieldJL
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Originally Posted by Jae Onasi View Post
Sigh. @ Garfield: Let me clarify. Faith was a driving factor in King's particular method of non-violent protest in the Civil Rights movement. Many people believed that 'all men are created equal', but it was Christ's non-violent example that served as the basis for King's actions.
Jae, I wasn't responding to one of your posts, I responded to one of Achilles posts and contributed to a post Obi made.

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Originally Posted by Achilles
I'm not sure how this refutes my point. I don't believe that "inspiration" works on the scarcity model or that people can only be "largely influenced" by one source. As always, I'm willing to entertain arguments to the contrary.
How about the fact that Dr. King was a Christian Minister... I'd say that indicates that Dr. King was probably influenced by faith...
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