MLK quotes process theologian Alfred North Whitehead —

We live in a day, says the philosopher Alfred North Whitehead,”when civilization is shifting its basic outlook: a major turning point in history where the presuppositions on which society is structured are being analyzed, sharply challenged, and profoundly changed.” What we are seeing now is a freedom explosion, the realization of “an idea whose time has come”, to use Victor Hugo’s phrase. – MLK, The Quest for Peace and Justice, Nobel Lecture

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