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Reply to "The American Economy, Politics and Plutocracy"

Originally Posted by sunnubian:

MLK re Science:

 

 

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Martin Luther King, Jr.
(15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968)
American clergyman and civil rights activist who led a non-violent and effective Civil Rights movement from 1950 until his assination in 1968. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, and his brthday has been commemorated as a federal holiday.
Science Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr. (6 quotes)

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. Commenting on the way the Vietnam War was being conducted by the U.S.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

 He uses the word "science" but he does not impart or advocate scientific knowledge but makes comparisons  between it and religion and attitudes about it.

 

But he does admit it gives people power so how are Black Americans supposed to engage with it?  Trust White folks to teach us science?  ROFL

 

I consider 9/11 to be the perfect example of White folks and science.  Most of them can't figure it out and their "scientific authority" is either silent or BSing.  It looks to me like the vast majority are silent.

 

What are all of the non-White nations around the world saying?  Is physics the property of White folks?  Are we supposed to trust them with it?  If they wreck the planet we will be stuck with the result.

 

The science has gotten freaky since the 60s.

 

http://www.theprovince.com/tec...s/8372691/story.html

 

It is tied up with the economics and politics more than ever.

 

Xum

Last edited by Xumbrarchist
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