"Communism, avowedly secularistic and materialistic, has no place for God. This I could never accept,... I strongly disagreed with Communism’s ethical relativism… there are no fixed, immutable principles; consequently, almost anything—force, violence, murder, lying—is a justifiable means to the ‘millennial’ end."
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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929-1968) US civil rights leader
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Stride Toward Freedom
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A very accurate observation with a minor caveat. The structured inorganic body (complete with force, violence, murder, lying, etc.) is the communist patrons' god.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Interesting comment considering the fact that MLK went to a Communist training school (Highlander Folk School in Tenn); he was backed by many Communists; and even JFK said he needed to distance himself from Communists because it would destroy the civil rights movement.
     -- Maximus, Texas     
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    Overlords of domestication vs Seers of Liberty and Freedom. 
    Indoctrination of socialism plays well into the hands of communism spreading civil unrest. MLK voted a democ ticket. 
     -- Ronw13, Oregon     
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    A gospel is not "The gospel of Liberty and Freedom. Not wishing to disregard compassion, Hope of prosperity denied is not prosperity achieved ! My need is well met without a handout. as for the pensioners, be careful "how" ones measures their Patriotic brothers At Liberty. Most cannot stomach Independence. Yet independence is the cutting edge of The Truth. 
     -- Ronw13, Oregon     
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    Maximus, Texas You truly are thoroughly misinformed.
    The Rev. Martin Luther KingJr., was never by any means a Communist.
    "Just months after the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, it is worth remembering that King explicitly denounced Communism.

    “During the Christmas holidays of 1949 I decided to spend my spare time reading Karl Marx to try to understand the appeal of communism for many people. For the first time I carefully scrutinized Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto,” he wrote. “I also read some interpretative works on the thinking of Marx and Lenin. In reading such Communist writings I drew certain conclusions that have remained with me as convictions to this day.”

    Then King listed the three reasons he could never accept Marxism.

    “First, I rejected their materialistic interpretation of history. Communism, avowedly secularistic and materialistic, has no place for God,” he wrote.

    Marx’s theory of “dialectical materialism” (and the conjoined theory of “historical materialism”) instead envisioned the human race as a one-dimensional economic creature.

    “Second, I strongly disagreed with communism’s ethical relativism. Since for the Communist there is no divine government, no absolute moral order, there are no fixed, immutable principles; consequently almost anything – force, violence murder, lying – is a justifiable means to the ‘millennial’ end,” he wrote.

    The second point, closely related to the first, recognizes that anyone who rejects transcendence and revelation must, by extension, deny any universally binding morality. The world then becomes a patchwork of competing moralities, begging the strong to impose their will upon the weak. King consistently disowned those who spoke of prevailing in their political cause “by any means necessary.”

    “Third, I opposed communism’s political totalitarianism. In communism, the individual ends up in subjection to the state. … And if man’s so-called rights and liberties stand in the way of that end, they are simply swept aside,” King wrote. “His liberties of expression, his freedom to vote, his freedom to listen to what news he likes or to choose his books are all restricted.”

    “Man becomes hardly more, in communism, than a depersonalized cog in the turning wheel of the state,” King concluded."
    Read More:
    The 3 reasons Martin Luther King Jr. rejected Communism
    https://acton.org/publications/transatlantic/2018/01/15/3-reasons-martin-luther-king-jr-rejected-communism
    by Rev. Ben Johnson • January 15, 2018



     -- MARY, MI     
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    Dear Mary of MI,

    I think if you check my facts, you will see I am not misinformed. MLK may not have been a card carrying Communist, but he was under direct order of Soviet spies and financed by the Communist party. That is one reason FBI records were officially sealed by court order until the year 2027. 
    Or they could have been sealed because these records are rumored to contain instances of bizarre sexual perversion and homosexuality.
    Or it could be as the Wall Street Journal disclosed in 1990 that MLK was guilty of plagiarism in his 1955 Boston University doctoral thesis.
    Or it could have been that these records reveal where he was caught  running naked after whores in a hotel in Norway.
    Or it could be that the records show that Mrs. King was in the process of divorcing him because of his affairs. She did retract the divorce when he was shot, and became a multi-millionaire.
    Or the records could confirm what MLK's associate, Ralph Abernathy said in his book about the night MLK got shot. He was with at least two white prostitutes, and told Abernathy,"Tonight I will be f.......ing like a white man."
    And one could go on.
    It doesn't matter how much the establishment sings his praises, he was still a degenerate piece of filth.
    2027 is not that far away. I will accept your apology by then.  
     -- Maximus, Texas     
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