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Martin L. King on hippies

January 17, 2013

From King’s Massey lectures (found in his A Testament of Hope:  The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.):

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  1. January 20, 2013 6:02 pm

    Interesting. But wasn’t King aware of the Amish and conservative Mennonites, in his day and ours? Surely they are survivors of the kind of 17th and 18th century communities he had in mind.

  2. January 22, 2013 10:05 pm

    That is a very interesting point, Peter. I wonder what King would say in response to that.

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