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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

King Quotes Garner Inspiration…

Compiled by New York Film Festival Blog: Here is a small trivia challenge for you. Who said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere?” If you guessed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. you would be correct.

However, you may not have heard this next quote. Dr. King said, “He who proactively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.”

That is a powerful wake up call. Reading it brings to mind a human rights tragedy happening right now.

Many Falun Gong practitioners are struggling to obtain one of the most precious of all human rights. That is the freedom to believe what they choose in the space between their ears.

Here is a not so trivial question. Who is withholding that right from them?

If you answered, “the Chinese Communist Party”, right again! With their track record of killing those who support democracy and those who support other freedoms, it wouldn’t have been hard for you to guess. Read more...

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