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What MLK stood for

It’s Martin Luther King Day here in the US. So here are some thoughts from the man, from an assortment of his writings, that seem to me especially appropriate today.

 

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon … which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.

Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time: the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.

Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man’s sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

 

Now that we’ve had this serious moment, go take a look at Yo, Is This Racist, if you haven’t already. It’s fucking hilarious.

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Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

David will ban (moderate) you for a year… but if IN THAT YEAR, you post into the moderation queue at your current rate (i.e. 4-6 hours a day, every single day), then you have proven your sincerity (and obsessiveness) and you will get a “get out of jail free” pass for the rest of your internet life!

That means you can call me all the insults and slurs you want, you can even used banned words and swears, and NOTHING you say will ever be moderated ever again, and you won’t even have to fear limiting yourself (because you’ve said in the past you have to in order to avoid being moderated).

What do you say?

I’m just curious how much trolling Manboobz means to you.

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

xD

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

Oh and NWO… do you support that bill in Tennessee right now? 😀

Seems like something you’d support.

I bet you wish you could stomp a mudhole through me too don’t you xD

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

Also I feel great about myself today 😀 And I bought a hoodie and a sweater I badly needed and I borrowed a ton of music from the library 😀 (you know those things you hate cuz they benefit others)

Make me feel crummy!

C’mon! 😀

katz
10 years ago

Be careful, Ami, he could totally read that third post. XD

zhinxy
10 years ago

I think if he’s able to comprehend the challenge, he’d DO it.

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

I did an awesome consultation on Saturday too, AND got invited to be on the board of one of the agencies I consulted with (because I live in the area and they thought I would be a great fit) 😀

MY POWER IS EXPANDING NWO xD

I’m now on BOARDS of social service agencies that serve CIS STRAIGHT MEN.

(srsly if you really believe I’m a threat this would bother you, of course, you know, you don’t xD )

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

See, NWO, the thing is, if you really thought that feminists and trans people held the power you did, you would actually be scared of what I could do. But you live in the real world even though you like to pretend you don’t, and you know I’m not actually a threat to you as a straight cis man. xD

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

NWO won’t do it. He LIKES pretending he’s persecuted and oppressed with the threat of moderation looming over him. xD

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

Oh and could ppl be so kind and c/p that challenge to NWO whenever you see him? 😀

Crumbelievable
Crumbelievable
10 years ago

NWO is using MLK quotes to support his argument??

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

” For the last couple of generation men have tried to overcome womens use of State violence and personal violence backed by the State by peaceful means.”

Since the beginning of time, man has yearned to destroy the sun!

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

NWO, what would MLK say to me?

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

I’m curious since NWO has now become the MLK speech generator apparently xD

ithiliana
10 years ago

Test of Ami Challenge:

Ami’s challenge to NOW:

David will ban (moderate) you for a year… but if IN THAT YEAR, you post into the moderation queue at your current rate (i.e. 4-6 hours a day, every single day), then you have proven your sincerity (and obsessiveness) and you will get a “get out of jail free” pass for the rest of your internet life!

That means you can call me all the insults and slurs you want, you can even used banned words and swears, and NOTHING you say will ever be moderated ever again, and you won’t even have to fear limiting yourself (because you’ve said in the past you have to in order to avoid being moderated).

What do you say?

I’m just curious how much trolling Manboobz means to you.

Making sure I got the HTML right.

Have copied and will fling dramatically to the ground in front of NWO (*imagines ringing noise of gauntlet*) because, wow, that’s an amazing challenge.

ithiliana
10 years ago

Damn autocorrect: I corrected the spelling once, but it must have done it again.

*goes grimly to fix*

hellkell
hellkell
10 years ago

NWO won’t take the challenge, he’s too much of a coward to do or agree with anything Ami says.

NWO, you know that bit about willful stupidity and ignorance? MLK was talking about guys like you.

Molly Ren
10 years ago

I think “Women demand revenge for a percieved oppression in history which never happened” needs to go in the Book o’ Larnin!

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

Watch out… the more we’re messing with the spelling of “learning”, NWO’s book is soon gonna be named “NWO’s Book of Lenin” xD

hellkell
hellkell
10 years ago

“Hatred of men is what sells products” also need to go in the BoL. Who knew hate is what drives tampon sales?

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

http://ami-rants.blogspot.com/2012/01/libra-tampons-decides-who-is-real-woman.html

The funny thing is NWO COULD point to this ad that hatred sells tampons… but he won’t… because he agrees with it xD

Ami Angelwings
10 years ago

It’s like how the AVfM ppl COULD rip Radhub for the anti-trans, anti-sex worker, anti-slut aspects in their midst… but they don’t… because they agree with them on it xD

CassandraSays
CassandraSays
10 years ago

“NWOs book of Mao” would fit better. “Let’s all bang on pot lids to make all the crows fall out of the sky and die” is a policy truly worthy of Slavey’s level of intelligence and common sense.

zhinxy
10 years ago

CassandraSays – That can’t compute in NWO brain, because we’re all supposed to LOVE soviet china!

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