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Information Revolutions Precede Social Revolutions: 3

Have a look at this clip of MLKs last speech before his assassination. Do you now realize why MLK became far more powerful after his assassination.

While some whites will protest that he “plagiarized” or “slept with white women” or was a “communist”, how many “non-plagiarizing” “scholarly” passive-aggressive whites would be prepared to die for what they believed in?

Would recording and viewing this clip have been possible in an older era (pre-1950s)? Does viewing this clip change your opinion about MLK?


  1. TAS
    October 14, 2010 at 12:53 am

    “Does viewing this clip change your opinion about MLK?”

    Not really. While I respect the fact that he was willing to die for his cause, that doesn’t change any of his political views and the disastrous state of America caused by him and his movement.

    • Deadly Guy
      December 26, 2011 at 5:24 pm

      ^ LOL and a here we have a typical example of the white asshole whom the blog owner refers to regularly.

      Disatrous? That begs the question. Disastrous for whom and who’s interests (Hint: white morons)? How could you (with a straight face) say that Jim Crow and the systematic injustices of American society prior to the civil rights movement was not “disastrous”?

  2. Gorbachev
    October 14, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    I always admired MLK. He was an American hero.

    The damage done to our society can’t be laid at his feet.

    he was a visionary and his cause was just; it was also inevitable.

    he called on everyone to rise to the words and spirit of the values this country was supposed to represent.

    It was all corrupted afterwards, but there was nothing inherently wrong – quite the opposite – in calls for individuals to be treated as individuals.

    There were few statesmen or political leaders in American history with real backbone. None since the 80’s.

    But MLK was one of these, for sure.

    The fact that blacks were betrayed by their own movement doesn’t besmirch MLK.

  3. Will S.
    October 16, 2010 at 7:11 pm

    What TAS said; just because someone is willing to die for what they believe in, has no bearing on whether or not what they believe in is right, proper, or moral. After all, the 9/11 hijackers were willing to die for what they believed in, and they did. One may object, of course, that they committed suicide, in contrast to MLK who was killed, but surely that’s a distinction without a difference, functionally; if saying and doing things that get some people mad enough to kill you isn’t tantamount to actually committing suicide, I don’t know what is.

  4. Will S.
    October 16, 2010 at 7:12 pm

    (i.e. actually committing suicide in service of the cause, I meant.)

  5. Ryu
    December 27, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    It’s his pedophillia that concerns me. It is well known that Michael King slept with young girls – 12, 13 years old.

    Michael King spoke to negros and liberal whites. I know a leader who moved nations. He makes Obama, Mandela and MLK look like amatuers.

  6. F2
    December 27, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    You’re actually unaware of all the white men in history who have died for their beliefs?

    Does anybody take this “A.D.” guy seriously?

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