Two men with the potential to change the world were shot and died in 1968.

Two men with the potential to change the world were shot and lived in 1981.

Why did events go so differently in 1981?

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The great movements of our time have been driven by the dignity of man.

Here’s what I mean: dignity is all about being worthy of honor or respect. The civil rights movement, in the words of Martin Luther King, JR, called for white America to judge, not by the color of a person’s skin, but by the content of a person’s character …

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Mother Teresa didn’t know how to deliver a speech very well. She’d stand at a podium and read her speech without looking up at the audience. When she finished, she’d leave without fanfare.

Martin Luther King knew how to deliver a speech very well. He’d engage his audience with the passion of man on a Godly mission. His speeches had a rhythm, a carefully controlled cadence that kept listeners enraptured. He was a leader, a moral authority sent by God to right a terrible wrong in this country.

Interestingly, despite her rhetorical shortcomings, Mother Teresa, too, kept her audience on the edge of the seat through the sheer power of her moral authority …

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A half a century has passed since the greatest speech of my lifetime was delivered.

Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech still moves me to tears.

Read it. It is magnificent, so superior to the drivel delivered by our current president …

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