Thursday, January 20, 2011

Aung San Suu Kyi, Dr. Martin Luther King, and other Global Consciences

Some individuals tap the conscience of eveyone on the globe who is listening.

 Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi
 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, at 65. Photographs © Platon (2010).

Dr. Martin Luther King at Kansas State University
His last University speech before his assassination.
The Film has surfaced and will be shown
 during K-State's Commemoration activities January 2011.




"More than 5,000 men lined up prior to the March 28, 1968 march-led by Martin Luther King
during the sanitation workers' strike."  (Copyright Ernest C. Withers Trust.) Thank you to Politics, Theory & Photography Blogspot for posting some of the above pics.









More to Come here...



2 comments:

  1. Aren't humans amazing? They kill wildlife - birds, deer, all kinds of cats, coyotes, beavers, groundhogs, mice and foxes by the million in order to protect their domestic animals and their feed.

    Then they kill domestic animals by the billion and eat them. This in turn kills people by the million, because eating all those animals leads to degenerative - and fatal - health conditions like heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and cancer.

    So then humans spend billions of dollars torturing and killing millions more animals to look for cures for these diseases.

    Elsewhere, millions of other human beings are being killed by hunger and malnutrition because food they could eat is being used to fatten domestic animals.

    Meanwhile, few people recognize the absurdity of humans, who kill so easily and violently, and then call for Peace on Earth.

    ~Revised Preface to Old MacDonald's Factory Farm by C. David Coates~

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    Anyone can break this cycle of violence! Everyone has the power to choose compassion! Please visit these websites to align your core values with life affirming choices: http://veganvideo.org & http://tryveg.com


    "Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' Vanity asks the question, 'Is it popular?' But, conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because one's conscience tells one that it is right."
    ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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  2. Anonymous: Yours is a precious comment--i wish i knew who you are.
    Thank you for the wisdom. another site is Here: http://www.all-creatures.org/index.html
    and it is certainly a call to conscience.

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